BJP delegation asks president to dismiss Uttarakhand government

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A delegation of BJP leaders, headed by general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought dismissal of Uttarakhand government led by Chief Minister Harish Rawat.

However, the nine rebel Congress leaders were not the part of the delegation.

“We have requested the president to direct the governor to dismiss Uttarakhand government and to give us time to prove our majority on the floor of the house. We have support of 36 MLAs (in the 70 member house),” Vijayvargiya told reporters after the meeting.

He also said that Harish Rawat no moral right to remain chief minister of the state but “he is calling cabinet meetings and taking decisions.”

Asked about the rebel Congress leaders not joining the delegation, Vijayvargiya said: “They will meet the president separately.”

Earlier, the BJP leaders had said that rebel Congress leader would also join the delegation.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here