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B C Khanduri resigns as Uttarakhand chief minister

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New Delhi, June 23(ANI): B C Khanduri on Tuesday resigned as the chief minister of Uttarakhand, it is believed that senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had asked him to resign following party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.

BJP president Rajnath Singh said that the party has accepted Khanduri's resignation.

According to party sources, the BJP decided to replace Khanduri after a meeting of senior leaders at L K Advani's residence, which was also attended by party president Rajnath Singh.

The BJP high command had decided to replace Khanduri after the party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.

The names of state Minister for Tourism and Parliamentary Affairs Prakash Pant and Health Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal are doing the rounds as possible front-runners to replace Khanduri.

The BJP in Uttarakhand has been in turmoil after it lost all five Lok Sabha seats in the state and dissidents led by senior leader B S Koshiyari landed in Delhi to press for Khanduri's removal. (ANI)

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