New Delhi: Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat refused to contest the assembly elections. Rawat has written a letter to the party’s national president JP Nadda urging him to accept his request not to contest the elections. In a letter to party president JP Nadda, Trivendra Singh Rawat has written that there has been a change of leadership in the state and youth leadership has been found in the form of Pushkar Dhami. In the changed political circumstances, I should not contest the assembly elections-2022.
He also wrote in the letter, saying that he should convey his feelings in advance, that in the past, under the national secretary and other responsibilities given by the party, he has been working in Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh besides Uttar Pradesh. He has also worked in election campaigns. Rawat has Uttarakhand I wrote in a letter to Nadda, saying that he would work to form the BJP government again, “Currently elections are being held in the state of Uttarakhand. I want to devote full time for the formation of the government again under the leadership of Dhami. Therefore, you are requested to accept my request not to contest elections so that I can put all my efforts to form the government.
Let us tell you that in 2017, Trivendra Singh Rawat became the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand by winning the election from Doiwala Assembly. In March 2021, the BJP high command removed him and made Tirath Singh Rawat the Chief Minister of the state, but in view of the possibility of him not becoming an MLA within the time limit of 6 months, the BJP handed over the command of the state to Pushkar Singh Dhami in July 2021.
Elections are to be held in the state on February 14 and BJP is going to contest the elections under the leadership of the current Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. In such a situation, many political meanings are also being extracted for expressing the desire of Trivendra Singh Rawat not to contest the elections.
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