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Kovind meets CM, MLAs in DoonCM TS Rawat presents a memento to presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind in Dehradun on Monday. Tribune photo

Kovind meets CM, MLAs in Doon

27 Jun 2017 | 1:04 AM

DEHRADUN:As part of his campaign, NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind today visited Uttarakhand and met Chief Minister TS Rawat and MLAs of the BJP.

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Dehradun, June 26

As part of his campaign, NDA  presidential  nominee Ram Nath Kovind today visited Uttarakhand and met Chief Minister TS Rawat and MLAs of the BJP. 

The presidential nominee met the Chief Minister at his residence and held discussions with Rawat, Speaker Prem Chand Agarwal, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prakash Pant and BJP MLAs.  “I have come here to seek your support for the July 17 polls,” he said. 

The chief minister presented the presidential nominee a gift and a shawl.   

BJP MLA Suresh Rathore from Jawalapur and MLA  Adesh Chauhan from  Ranipur were among the two proposers from the NDA who signed the nomination papers of Kovind in New Delhi. “I have been associated with him for the last 23 years since Uttarakhand was part of UP. He had given a direction to the BJP for uplifting of the Dalits,” said Rathore.    

Kovind is also associated with  the Haridwar social organisation Divya Prem Seva Mission. The organisation is engaged in educating children from weaker sections.  Independent MLA Ram Singh Keda has declared his support for Kovind.— TNS

45-yr-old farmer commits suicide

26 Jun 2017 | 1:14 AM

DEHRADUN: A 45-year-old debt-ridden farmer, a resident of Kanchapuri area in Khatima of Udham Singh Nagar district, committed suicide last night after he failed to repay the bank loan amount.

Rawat govt taking unpopular decisions, alleges Congress

26 Jun 2017 | 1:14 AM

DEHRADUN: The Opposition Congress yesterday accused the state government of taking unpopular decisions and completely ignoring the promises it had made in its election manifesto.

State BJP celebrates 100 days in office

State BJP celebrates 100 days in office

26 Jun 2017 | 1:15 AM

DEHRADUN: Trivendra Singh Rawat today said his government was taking every possible measure to check migration from hill areas of the state.

100 days

U’khand CM lists priorities

25 Jun 2017 | 1:00 AM

DEHRADUN:A day before completing first 100 days of his government in office, Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat said his government’s main priority would be construction of roads, electricity, water, health and education for all.

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