Harak Singh Rawat sacked from Uttarakhand Cabinet, expelled from BJP for anti-party activities

SHARE:

Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat has been sacked by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami from the Cabinet.

Rawat, a BJP MLA, has been also expelled from the party for a term of six years, as per ANI.

According to sources, this disciplinary action has been taken against Rawat for his anti-party activities, which includes making anti-party statements and meeting Congress leadership.

Rawat, who holds the forest, environment, labour and employment portfolios in the Uttarakhand cabinet, had left Congress to join BJP in 2016, and as Congress claims, may rejoin his old party again tomorrow, as per News18.

As per News18, Rawat was seeking a ticket from Lansdowne assembly seat for his daughter-in-law Anukreethy.

Things have not been well between Rawat and the BJP for the past few months. The Kotdwar MLA had in December, expressin, his displeasure over the government's indecision for the approval for the medical college in Kotdwar, left a cabinet meeting in a huff  thus triggering speculation that he might resign.

BJP MLA Umesh Sharma Kau, who had been assigned the task of dissuading Rawat amid reports about his resignation,  had in December said that the cabinet minister’s grievance has been addressed and no one is going anywhere.

Kau had in December said the issue has been settled with the help of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP leader Anil Baluni and Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.

His proposal for a medical college in Kotdwar has been accepted and he has also been assured that the budget for the project will be released by Monday, Kau said.

When asked whether Rawat had agreed not to resign, the MLA from Raipur said “no one was going anywhere”.

“We will all work as true soldiers of the BJP,” Kau said.

Both Rawat and Kau were among 10 MLAs who had rebelled against Harish Rawat in 2016 and crossed over to the BJP.

Elections to the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly will be held on 14 February and counting of votes will take place on 10 March.

With inputs from PTI

Read all the Latest News, Trending News, Cricket News, Bollywood News,
India News and Entertainment News here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

यह भी पढ़ें

[TRENDING]_$type=ticker$count=9$cols=4$cate=0$color=#0096a9$sp=3500

Name

Article,4,ASE News,2,Business,23,codecanyon,3,DPR,1,Education / Employment,1,Entertainment,10,IANS – The Siasat Daily,3,India news,4165,Latest news,1,Madhy Pradesh,465,main,19,National,162,News,1,PTI – The Siasat Daily,3,Sports,11,World,22,World News,1721,
ltr
item
Harak Singh Rawat sacked from Uttarakhand Cabinet, expelled from BJP for anti-party activities
Harak Singh Rawat sacked from Uttarakhand Cabinet, expelled from BJP for anti-party activities
ASE News
https://www.asenews.page/2022/01/harak-singh-rawat-sacked-from.html
https://www.asenews.page/
https://www.asenews.page/
https://www.asenews.page/2022/01/harak-singh-rawat-sacked-from.html
true
8343353446356446311
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content