Governor K K Paul extended an invitation to him to form the new government in Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat will be sworn-in as CM of the state on Saturday.
BJP President Amit Shah and other big leaders of the party are also likely to attend his swearing-in ceremony.
Trivendra Singh Rawat, a leader with RSS background, took oath as Uttarakhand CM on Saturday. The swearing-in ceremony took place in Dehradun on Saturday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah.
Here are the Live updates:
#4:00 PM: Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, who took oath today, will hold his first cabinet meeting at 4:30 PM today.
#3:20 PM: New Uttarakhand cabinet, including Dhan Singh Rawat, swore into ministerial positions
#3:15 PM: Prakash Pant, Harak Singh Rawat, Madan Kaushik sworn in as Uttarakhand cabinet ministers
#3:10 PM: BJP's Satpal Maharaj takes oath as Uttarakhand cabinet minister
#3:07 PM: Trivendra Singh Rawat swears-in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister in presence of PM Modi and Amit Shah
Trivendra Singh Rawat to take oath as Uttarakhand Chief Minister shortly, Harish Rawat also present. pic.twitter.com/z6E9wWGgXt— ANI (@ANI_news) March 18, 2017
Uttarakhand: PM Modi arrives in Dehradun; will attend swearing in ceremony of CM designate Trivendra Singh Rawat later pic.twitter.com/6snMdoDLjw— ANI (@ANI_news) March 18, 2017
Prakash Pant, Madan Kaushik, Yashpal Arya, Subodh Uniyal and Rekha Arya are among the MLAs who will take oath as ministers today #Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: Ahead of his swearing-in, CM Designate Trivendra Singh Rawat pays tributes at Shaheed Smarak in Dehradun pic.twitter.com/ltx0UuzF0L— ANI (@ANI_news) March 18, 2017