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Pushkar Singh Dhami pays courtesy calls on former Uttarakhand CMs

Uttarkhand CM-designate Pushkar Singh Dhami with former CM T.S. Rawat, in Dehradun.

Uttarkhand CM-designate Pushkar Singh Dhami with former CM T.S. Rawat, in Dehradun.

Pushkar Singh Dhami, who is set to be sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand this evening, paid courtesy calls on his predecessors in Dehradun on July 4 morning.

Mr. Dhami paid a visit to former Chief Minister and his immediate predecessor Tirath Singh Rawat at his Bhagirathipuram residence.

He also called on former Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at his Defence Colony residence, an official release here said. Mr. Dhami’s swearing-in is to take place on July 5 evening at Raj Bhawan.

The Uttarakhand BJP legislature party on July 4 unanimously elected Mr. Dhami, a two-time MLA from Khatima as its new leader paving the way for him to take over as the 11th Chief Minister of the State replacing Tirath Singh Rawat who resigned on July 3 night citing constitutional factors.


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