December 2, 2022
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Tirath Singh Rawat took oath as Uttarakhand Chief Minister in March this 12 months

Dehradun, Uttarakhand:

Congress chief and former Uttarakhand minister Nav Prabhat immediately stated a constitutional disaster seems to be brewing within the state and the state management needs to be modified as soon as once more.

Speaking to information company ANI, the chief stated, “A constitutional crisis appears to be brewing in Uttarakhand. At present Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat is not an MLA. To continue holding his post, Mr Rawat has to be an elected member of the legislative assembly before the completion of six months on September 9. Now under, section 151A of the Representation of the People Act, a by-election cannot be held in the event where only a year is remaining for the general elections.”

The Congress chief stated that at current, the Gangotri and Haldwani Assembly seats within the state are vacant because of the dying of the sitting MLAs.

“Two Assembly seats in Uttarakhand are vacant now. The term of the present state assembly should end in March 2022. It means only nine months are left to end the term. If seen in this way, it is not possible for Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat to hold his post after September 9, 2021. In this case, the leadership has to be changed once again in Uttarakhand,” the Congress chief emphasised.

BJP MP from Uttarakhand’s Garhwal Tirath Singh Rawat took oath because the Chief Minister of the state in March this 12 months, changing Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Trivendra Singh Rawat needed to step down from the put up after resentment towards him within the BJP state unit.

Assembly polls within the state are scheduled to happen in 2022.

The BJP had swept the state elections in 2017, profitable 57 seats within the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly. Congress have been capable of win simply 11 seats .

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