The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced that Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will contest the upcoming assembly elections from Khatima. Pushkar Singh Dhami is two-time MLA from Khatima constituency. The party released the list of 59 candidates
I will contest the election from the Khatima constituency. We all are together and ready to contest polls. This time, we have given a slogan ‘Abki Baar 60 Paar’. Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami was quoted as saying By ANI after the BJP Core Committee meeting
The polling for Uttarakhand Assembly Election will take place in a single phase on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
During a press conference, Union minister Pralhad Joshi said the list has five women, and asserted the party will fight the polls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for Uttarakhand and also the work of its state government.
The saffron party had won 57 seats in the previous Assembly polls in 2017. This time, the BJP did not give ticket to 10 sitting MLAs of the party. State BJP president Madan Kaushik will again contest from Haridwar, while names of ministers like Satpal Maharaj and Dhan Singh Rawat are also in the list.