Rawat was joined by former Assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal, former deputy speaker A P Maikhuri, Congress MLA Karan Mahra, and others as he arrived in Gairsain and led a procession to the Ramlila ground.
Rawat, who is the Congress candidate from Uttarakhand, says he doesn't let victory or defect affect his political work and to him, this election is as important as all previous elections he has contested.
Harish Rawat, who is contesting from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar seat, in an interview with The Indian Express mentions that the people of Uttarakhand have realised that the Trivendra Rawat government was a failure.
CM Trivendra Rawat had directed the police to arrest Bahuguna, the principal of a primary school in Naugaon area of Uttarkashi district, and ordered her suspension for allegedly behaving indecently in front of him.
The former Uttarakhand CM, along with accompanying Congress leaders commenced his journey to Kedarnath on Sunday to visit the holy site as well as to examine the ruling BJP's claims about the Kedarpuri reconstruction work.
In a bind after the Uttarakhand High Court ordered a floor test in the assembly on March 31, the Centre decided Tuesday to rush its top law officer, Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi, to Nainital. On Wednesday, when the High Court begins its sitting, the AG and other senior law officers, including Additional Solicitors General […]
Dehradun, New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Lashing out on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kailash Choudhary for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'traitor', Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday said anyone who express his views against BJP's ideology and protest against it is 'traitor' for them. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Shobha Oza said the BJP MLA's statement reflects the ideology of entire BJP and RSS, which intends to suppress everyone who stands against them.
Haridwar, Jan 12 (ANI): The Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 started on Tuesday at Haridwar’s ‘Har ki Pauri’ ghat. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat also offered prayers. The observance of Maha Kumbh Mela has achieved international popularity as 'The biggest act of faith'. Millions of pilgrims come to participate in the holy event of Maha Kumbh with tremendous faith. The pilgrims come from all walks of life, with a belief that their sins will be washed off in the holy waters of the sacred river Ganges if they take a dip during the Kumbh. The Ardh Kumbh Mela will take place in the holy city of Haridwar from January 2016 to April 2016.
Dehradun, Jan 08 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said that investigations could be carried on regarding the Kedarnath Disaster Relief Scam. He stated that 3.5 crore had been already spent on a single village. He added that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigated the matter only after an FIR was lodged. The people were otherwise alleging that they did not have any evidences to prove the criminality. He said it was a conspiracy to defame the state.