Harish Rawat

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Harish Rawat
हरीश रावत
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7th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
In office
11 May 2016 – 18 March 2017
Preceded byPresident's Rule
Succeeded byTrivendra Singh Rawat
In office
1 February 2014 – 27 March 2016
Preceded byVijay Bahuguna
Succeeded byPresident's Rule
Union Minister of Water Resources
In office
30 October 2012 – 31 January 2014
Preceded byPawan Kumar Bansal
Succeeded byUma Bharti
Member of Parliament
for Haridwar
In office
May 2009 – May 2014
Preceded byRajendra Kumar Badi
Succeeded byRamesh Pokhriyal
Member of Rajya Sabha
In office
2002–2008
ConstituencyUttarakhand
Member of Parliament
for Almora
In office
1980-91
Preceded byMurli Manohar Joshi
Succeeded byJeewan Sharma
Personal details
Born (1948-04-27) 27 April 1948 (age 72)
Almora, United Provinces, India
(now in Uttarakhand, India)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Alma materUniversity of Lucknow

Harish Chandra Singh Rawat (born 27 April 1948) is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2014-2017.[1] In July 2014, he won a by-election from Dharchula assembly seat by over 19,000 votes.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/uttarakhand-chief-minister-vijay-bahuguna-resigns/article5638527.ece
  2. "Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat wins Dharchula's Assembly seat". The Economic Times. 9 August 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014.