Hectic preparations are underway in Dehradun for the swearing-in of the new government on Saturday,
While the name of the new CM and ministers is yet to be declared, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ajay Bhatt has informed that the oath taking for the new ministers has been fixed for 3 pm on March 18 (Saturday).
All the 57 newly-elected legislators of the BJP have been asked to come to the state capital between Friday and Saturday to partake in the swearing-in which is likely to be a grand affair as the party has swept back to power after five years and that too with a landslide majority.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah along with select ministers from the Union government and central office bearers are likely to be present at the oath taking ceremony.
The newly elected lawmakers of the bjp are likely to meet later on Friday to elect their new leader who will also be the next CM of the state.Bhartiya janata party president Amit Shah has named two central observers – Saroj Pandey and Narendra Tomar, to oversee the election of the new legislature party leader.
Bhartiya janata party leaders Trivendra Singh Rawat and Prakash Pant are said to be front runners in the race to be the next CM of the state.