The BJP has named Tirath Singh Rawat as the new Chief Minister (CM) of Uttarakhand. Rawat will be sworn in during a ceremony scheduled for later in the day. The announcement came in the wake of a BJP party meeting on Wednesday.
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The leadership change in Uttarakhand has created a major buzz on social media. Many people are congratulating the state as well as its newly elected chief, while others are a bit bewildered by the rapid changes.
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In the year 2000, when Uttarakhand was declared a state in India, Tirath Singh Rawat was appointed its first Education Minister.
Aged 56, Tirath Singh Rawat is also regarded as a prominent personality in the Thakur (Upper caste) community of Uttarakhand.