UTTARAKHAND: Amid the political turmoil in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has an absolute majority in Uttarakhand and there is no political crisis of any kind. Jai Ram Thakur, after addressing the meeting of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, reacted to the questions raised by the journalists regarding the political crisis in Uttarakhand and the resignation of the Chief Minister there.
He said that in view of the increasing cases of Kovid, elections were not held in the last 6 months as less than a year is left for the assembly elections in Uttarakhand. Therefore, the Election Commission has decided not to hold the by-election. Let us tell you that the political stir in Uttarakhand for the last several days has come to an end.
After Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat resigned from his post on Friday night, now the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand will be BJP MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami. A meeting of the BJP Legislature Party was held to decide the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, in which his name was stamped. With this, Uttarakhand has got its third chief minister in four months.