Trivendra Singh Rawat will be Uttarakhand CM

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BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat will be the next chief minister of Uttarakhand. 

Trivendra, an MLA from Doiwala, has a strong RSS background and long experience in ministerial positions.

BJP leaders celebrating after thumping win in Uttarakhand Assembly polls

Reports say that former minister and Pithoragarh MLA Prakash Pant's name was also considered for the top post, but the BJP's parliamentary board chose Rawat in the end.

Rawat has also severed as the BJP Jharkhand chief and BJP Uttarakhand chief in the past.

The BJP won a landslide victory in Uttarakhand. It bagged 56 out of the 70 seats and dislodged Harish Rawat of the Congress.

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