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The former chief minister of Uttarakhand: Trivendra Singh Rawat’s Birthday

Trivendra Singh Rawat was an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand between 2017 and 2021. Rawat was a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh from 1979 to 2002, and he held the post of organizing secretary of the Uttarakhand region.

After the state’s formation in 2000, he became the organizing secretary of Uttarakhand state. Doiwala is where he was elected in the State’s first legislative assembly elections in 2002. He retained his seat in the 2007 elections and served as the State’s Minister of Agriculture. Rawat served as Jharkhand’s in-charge and Uttarakhand cadre’s president as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

He was named Chief Minister after his party won a majority in the 2017 election, held in Doiwala. Rawat resigned from the post on 9 March 2021 after a “collective decision” was made by the party. He did not run for office in the 2022 assembly election.

Facts about Trivendra Singh Rawat:-

– Rawat was born on December 20, 1960, in the village of Khairasain in the Kotdwar tehsil of Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. He was the youngest child in the family and had eight older siblings. He obtained his master’s degree in journalism from the Birla Campus in Srinagar affiliated with the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University.

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– He won the Doiwala Assembly constituency in 2017. He was accused of preferring the Garhwali language over the Kumaoni language after his 27 July 2017 tweet about linguistic preferences sparked controversy.

– Rawat said in July 2019 that the cow is the only animal that exhales oxygen and that living in close proximity to cows could cure tuberculosis. A controversy was sparked by this unscientific statement.

– In 1979, Rawat joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh before becoming its pracharak for the Dehradun region in 1985. Afterward, he became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the political party it is affiliated with.

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