Delhi: BJP seeks consensus, meetings held before finalizing Uttarakhand CM
New Delhi: After the defeat of Pushkar Singh Dhami in the assembly election, the question of who will become the Chief Minister is getting complicated. In the same case, there was a round of meetings in Delhi and the name of the Chief Minister could not be finalized yet. But it will be decided in the meeting tonight, say top leaders. The BJP’s central and state leadership are holding separate meetings in the national capital regarding government formation in Uttarakhand. BJP’s central leadership meeting is underway at Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence, while another meeting of Uttarakhand leaders is underway at the residence of former Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ here.
Sources said that in the earlier meeting held at Shah’s residence, Uttarakhand BJP leaders failed to convince the central leaders with their reaction on various possibilities. He said, We came to know that there was no consensus on the feedback asked by the central leadership. The party leadership asked the state leaders to reach a consensus and come back. Now they are meeting at Nishank’s residence to build a consensus. are doing. However, the central leadership is continuing the discussion on government formation after taking feedback from the leaders of Uttarakhand. In the meeting held at Shah’s residence, BJP President JP Nadda, National General Secretary B.L. Santosh and state election in-charge Pralhad Joshi are present.
Caretaker Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, State Unit President Madan Kaushik and former Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat are present in the meeting of Uttarakhand leaders at Nishank’s residence. Sources said a name for the Uttarakhand chief minister would be finalized along with the names of the new cabinet in a meeting to be held at Amit Shah’s residence.
The suspense over the name of the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand is likely to end soon, 10 days after the results of the assembly elections were announced. Party insiders claim that the defeat of the incumbent Dhami from Khatima is the main reason for the delay in the election of a new chief minister and formation of the new government in Uttarakhand.