The rule of old faces in Tirath’s cabinet, regional equations for the sake of self-help

The Tirath government will have 8 cabinet and three independent charge ministers of state.

The Tirath government will have 8 cabinet and three independent charge ministers of state.

Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat tried his best to address the caste and regional equations in his cabinet. Out of the total 11 ministers, seven ministers have also been ministers in the Trivendra government while five new faces have been included in the Tirath cabinet.

Dehradun. The new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Tirath Singh Rawat expanded his cabinet on Friday. Most of the old faces are seen in the cabinet, but the special thing of this cabinet is that a lot of effort has been made to address both regional and ethnic equations. It is believed that the cabinet has been finalized keeping in mind the 2022 assembly elections so that everyone can get representation. There was speculation that Tirath Singh Rawat would replace some old ministers and give new MLAs a place in the cabinet, but Tirath Singh Rawat also gave a place in his cabinet to all those who were ministers in the Trivendra government. Only Madan Kaushik was removed from the cabinet but he was given a heavy responsibility by making him the state president of BJP.

Experts believe that Tirath Singh adopted this path to stop dissatisfaction as five of the old ministers joined the BJP and became ministers from the Congress. Removing the ministers of the Congress background was a crooked heel. Out of the total 11 ministers, seven ministers have also been ministers in the Trivendra government while five new faces have been included in the Tirath cabinet. The Tirath government will have 8 cabinet and three independent charge ministers of state.

The faces of the old Trivandra government included in the Tirath cabinet include Cabinet ministers Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Yashpal Arya, Arvind Pandey, Subodh Uniyal and Ministers of Independent Charge Dhan Singh Rawat and Rekha Arya. Among those who have got the chance to become a minister, BJP’s state president Banshidhar Bhagat, an outgoing MLA from Kaladhungi in Nainital, former BJP state president and currently MLA from Pithoragarh’s DDihat assembly, Bishan Singh Chufal, MLA from Mussoorie, Ganesh Joshi in the cabinet. The minister has been made. Swami Yatishwaranand, MLA from Haridwar Rural, has been made the Minister of State with independent charge.

Trying to solve the regional equation of Garhwal-KumaoOf the total 11 ministers in the Tirath Singh cabinet, cabinet ministers Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Subodh Uniyal, Ganesh Joshi and ministers of state Dhan Singh Rawat and Yatishwaranand belong to Garhwal while cabinet ministers Bansidhar Bhagat, Bishan Singh Chufal, Yashpal Arya, Arvind Pandey And Minister of State Rekha Arya belongs to Kumaon Mandal.

Simple ethnic equation
The 11 ministers of the Tirath Singh government include a total of four Rajput ministers, including Cabinet Minister Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Bishan Singh Chufal and Minister of State Dhan Singh Rawat. The Brahmin MLAs who have been included in the cabinet include Banshidhar Bhagat, Arvind Pandey, Subodh Uniyal and Ganesh Joshi. Yashpal Arya and Rekha Arya have got a place in the cabinet as Dalit faces. Apart from these, Swami Yatishwaranand, associated with the Arya Samaj tradition, has also been made a minister. From this perspective, Tirath Singh Rawat has tried to bring together the Rajput, Brahmin and Dalit communities through the formation of a cabinet.



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