Rijiju was in Uttarakhand on Friday to inaugurate a Water Sports and Adventure Institute in Tehri. State CM Tirath Singh Rawat, who recovered recently from the dreaded infection, was with him at the inauguration ceremony.
Can't compare Markaz with Kumbh Mela, those attending are 'our own people', says Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat
He also said that the Markaz was held in a closed space, in a Kothi-like structure, whereas the Kumbh is being held in the open on the sprawling ghats of the Ganga
Uttarakhand: Forest fires rage in 40 places across four districts, Centre rushes 2 helicopters to control situation
One helicopter will be stationed in Gauchar which will collect water from Shrinagar and the other will be stationed in Haldwani which will collect water from the Bhimtal lake to extinguish the forest fires
'America ruled India for 200 years': Fresh off 'ripped jeans' row, Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat makes fresh faux pas
He also created another flutter when he remarked on the amount of ration distributed during the COVID-19 lockdown. He said families with two members were jealous of those having 20 members since the latter benefited most from the government ration scheme
Tirath Singh Rawat sworn-in: BJP leaders congratulate new Uttarakhand CM; Opposition questions change in leadership
Even before Tirath Singh was sworn in, the Uttarakhand Congress slammed the BJP, saying that changing the CM face will not help the party in the 2022 state elections
Uttarakhand CM Swearing-in Updates: PM Modi congratulates CM Tirath Singh Rawat after oath-taking ceremony
Uttarakhand CM Swearing-in Updates: Tirath Singh brings with him vast administrative and organisational experience, said Narendra Modi
Tirath Singh Rawat takes oath as new Uttarkahand CM: Former RSS pracharak is known for his 'clean' image
Rawat's name was picked over several other candidates, including Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Uttarakhand minister Dhan Singh Rawat
Tirath Singh Rawat sworn-in as Uttarakhand CM; state will scale 'new heights of progress', says PM Modi
The BJP party chose him over other senior leaders, including Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Uttarakhand minister Dhan Singh Rawat
This comes a day after Trivendra Singh Rawat stepped down from the post amid complaints from a section of Uttarakhand BJP MLAs over his 'style of governance'
Polling concludes for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand; hilly state records 57.55% turnout amid several high-profile contests
Uttarakhand recorded lower voter turnout (57.75%) as compared to 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the hilly state as polling concluded for the five seats in the hilly state
BJP candidate list for Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand marks rise of a new order, passing of old guard
For the first time, the BJP is going to contest the election in Uttarakhand without its two strongest pillars, who were considered integral to the party's leadership.