Harish Rawat - Biography

Harish Rawat

Harish Rawat (brought into the world 27 April 1948) is an Indian lawmaker who was Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2014-2017. A five-time Member of Parliament, Rawat is a pioneer of the Indian National Congress party. As an individual from fifteenth Lok Sabha, Rawat filled in as Union Minister of Water Resources in the bureau of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from 2012 to 2014. He likewise functioned as Minister of State at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (2011-2012) and Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Early Life and Education

Harish Rawat was conceived in Mohanari town, close Chaunalia in Almora region of the United Provinces (presently Uttarakhand) on 27 April 1948 out of a Rajput family to Rajendra Singh Rawat and Devki Devi. He got a Bachelor of Arts and LL.B. from Lucknow University.


Political Career

Beginning at town level legislative issues, and in the wake of remaining as an exchange unionist and an Indian Youth Congress part for a long time, he joined the Indian Parliament in 1980 as an individual from the seventh Lok Sabha by overcoming the BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi from Almora parliamentary voting public, trailed by the eighth Lok Sabha and the ninth Lok Sabha. He has been heading of Congress Volunteer Wing, Congress Seva Dal, since 1980.In 2000, he was consistently chosen as President of Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (UKPCC), and remained so until he was supplanted by Yashpal Arya. In 2002, he was chosen as an individual from the Rajya Sabha, the upper place of Indian parliament. In the 2009 general race, he left his conventional fortification of Almora after it turned into a saved seat present delimitation on the challenge from Haridwar and won the decision with over 3.3 Lakh of votes.

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

In February 2014, Rawat made the vow of office as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand when Vijay Bahuguna surrendered because of analysis of his treatment of recovery after June 2013 floods. In July 2014, he won a by-race from Dharchula get together seat by more than 19,000 votes. On 18 March 2016, nine Congress MLAs defied Rawat, decreasing the Congress-drove Government to a minority. The Union Government chose to force President’s Rule in the state, and the request was marked by President Pranab Mukherjee on 27 March 2016. On March 11, Congress under the administration of Harish Rawat lost 2017 Assembly Elections to BJP. He was likewise crushed from the two seats from which he challenged.

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