Tirath Singh Rawat has completed 100 days in office as the Uttarakhand chief minister on Thursday with his tenure being given controversial remarks, rollback of his predecessor ‘s choices just as a couple of initiatives taken during the Covid pandemic. Rawat’s tenure started off with comments on ladies wearing tore pants, statement that no RT-PCR was needed for Kumbh, likening PM Narendra Modi with god and announcing that US, not Britain ruled India for 200 years.
He additionally offered statements in regards to his predecessor Trivendra Singh Rawat’s key choices, for example, making Gairsain a commissionerate and furthermore guaranteed priests that the Devasthanam Board would be investigated. Further, more than 80 minister-level position holders in the state who were designated during Trivendra’s tenure were shown the door by Tirath.
The 100 days saw a few positives as well – the state was fruitful in setting up oxygen plants in each of the 13 locale during the monstrous Covid wave.
The Vatsalya Yojna to give help to kids who have lost their parents has additionally been referred to by the Tirath government as a significant drive.
Speaking at an occasion on Thursday where a booklet was delivered to stamp 100 days of his administration , the CM said, “It was a tough time when I took charge. Soon after, I, too, was tested Covid positive. However, I ensured that the meetings with officials were held on time and projects implemented on the ground. Now, we are ready to face the third wave.”
In the mean time, opposition Congress called Tirath’s tenure a “disaster”. Suryakant Dhasmana, the party’s state VP, told media, “The BJP has admitted its mistake by replacing Trivendra with Tirath in the election year. The Kumbh Mela has proved a disaster. Now, it is in the public domain that there were gross anomalies in conducting tests.”
Remarking on the CM’s presentation, political analyst Jay Singh Rawat said, “A period of 100 days is too short a time to judge a CM’s work. Tirath has less than a year to swing things in BJP’s favour. Trivendra’s removal did not send a positive message among the people. So, it is important that Tirath acts fast.”