What led to Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat's resignation?

  • | Wednesday | 10th March, 2021

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday nine days before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completes four years in power.

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday nine days before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completes four years in power. Here is all you need to know what prompted the move:

  • The resignation followed a rebellion in the ranks against Rawat’s decision to announce Gairsain as a new administrative division, party leaders said.
  • BJP leaders aware of the matter said the political upheaval in the state started on Friday when Rawat announced Gairsain as the third administrative division in the state without consulting even his cabinet colleagues.
  • A minister called it a unilateral announcement which had huge political ramifications as people in Kumaon were against such a move.
  • Rawat’s failure to connect with the party cadre is also believed to have gone against him.
  • Some other leaders said that resentment within the party has been building over Rawat’s style of functioning.
  • Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday nine days before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completes four years in power. Here is all you need to know what prompted the move:
  • The resignation followed a rebellion in the ranks against Rawat’s decision to announce Gairsain as a new administrative division, party leaders said.
  • BJP leaders aware of the matter said the political upheaval in the state started on Friday when Rawat announced Gairsain as the third administrative division in the state without consulting even his cabinet colleagues.
  • A minister called it a unilateral announcement which had huge political ramifications as people in Kumaon were against such a move.
  • Rawat’s failure to connect with the party cadre is also believed to have gone against him.
  • Some other leaders said that resentment within the party has been building over Rawat’s style of functioning.

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