Dehradun, Mar 25 (PTI) Two expert teams set out for Raini village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Thursday to examine the causes and assess the effects of the February 7 flash floods that ...

10 March.Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat addresses a press conference after tendering his resignation formally to Governor Baby Rani Maurya in Dehradun. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Ending days of speculation over a leadership change in Uttarakhand, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned on Tuesday
  • State minister Dhan Singh Rawat has emerged as the frontrunner for Uttarakhand's top job
  • CM was going to complete four years in office on March 17

9 March.Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
The central leadership of BJP recently sent two of its national observers to Uttarakhand for mapping the political situation in the state. (Photo credit: Twitter/@drdhansinghuk)

  • Dhan Singh Rawat is a native of Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand
  • He entered the state legislative assembly for the first time in 2017
  • Raway currently acts as the Minister of State (Independent Charge), overlooking sectors such as higher education, cooperatives and dairy