Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as eleventh chief minister of Uttarakhand

At 45, BJP's Pushkar Singh Dhami is the youngest chief minister of the hill state, which came into existence in November 2000.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday took oath as the eleventh chief minister of Uttarakhand, a day after he was elected as the leader of the BJP’s legislature party in the hill state, thus paving the way for his elevation as to the state’s top post. Dhami was administered oath of office by governor Baby Rani Maurya at the Raj Bhavan in Dehradun.

BJP MLAs Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Bansidhar Bhagat, Yashpal Arya, Bishan Singh Chuphal, Subodh Uniyal, Arvind Pandey and Ganesh Joshi were also sworn in as ministers in the new state cabinet.

Hindustan Times

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