Pushkar singh Dhami sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushkar singh Dhami was sworn in again as the 12th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand by the Governor of Uttarakhand, (Retd) Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh on 23 March 2022 in Dehradun.
Pushkar singh Dhami who was the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand lost his Khatima legislative assembly seat to Congress candidate Bhuwan Chandra Kapri in the recently held legislative Assembly election 2022.
BJP won 47 seats in the 70 member Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly.
The election to constitute the 5th Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly was held on 14 February 2022.
BJP became the first party ever in Uttarakhand’s 21-year-old history to return to power in consecutive elections.
The first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand was Nityanand Swami.
Narayan Dutt Tiwari of Congress Party is the only Chief Minister of Uttrakhand who has completed his five year term(2002-2007)
Pushkar Singh Dhami is the youngest Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
- He became Chief Minister at the age of 45 in 2021.
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