Veteran Congress chief Harish Rawat on Friday stated Tirath Singh Rawat’s resignation as Uttarakhand Chief Minister on account of constitutional compulsion and byelections can’t be held within the state on account of COVID is the largest lie.
“What could be a greater lie than this that byelections can’t be held in Uttarakhand on account of COVID and the chief minister is resigning on account of constitutional compulsion. The actuality is that byelections have been held earlier than in the identical COVID interval. The byelection has been held in Salt (an meeting constituency in Uttarakhand). The chief minister might have contested from there additionally,” tweeted Mr Rawat.
“By making resignations of others from anyplace else, he might contest elections from there. But as a result of lack of full data of the legislation, one other Chief Minister has been imposed on the state. In 5 years, BJP is giving three chief ministers to Uttarakhand,” added the previous chief minister of Uttarakhand.
Tirath Singh Rawat resigned as chief minister of Uttarakhand on Friday.
“I’ve submitted my resignation to Governor. Given the constitutional disaster, I felt it was proper for me to resign. I’m grateful to the central management and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for each alternative they’ve given to me up to now,” Tirath Rawat informed reporters.
He submitted his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya hours after he addressed a press convention.
“Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat submitted his resignation letter from the submit of Chief Minister at Raj Bhawan,” Ms Maurya quickly after his resignation.
The resignation got here lower than 4 months after Tirath Rawat took over as Chief Minister changing Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Tirath Singh Rawat is an MP from Garhwal.