Uttarakhand CM Rawat to resign at 3 pm

The congress leader had lost from both the seats he had contested from in the Assembly polls.

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat is expected to tender his resignation at around 3 p.m. at the Raj Bhawan here, after facing defeat in the assembly polls.

In a major setback, Rawat had lost this year's assembly polls from both Haridwar Rural and Kichha seats.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as per the latest trends is emerging as the frontrunner to form the next government in the hill state.

With 50 seats, the BJP has established a significant lead. The Indian National Congress (INC) has bagged 10 seats while other parties have bagged four seats in the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly.

( Source : ANI )
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