What worked for Jairam Thakur, Himachal Pradesh’s new chief minister? : India, News
5-time MLA from Seraj Meeting constituency in Himachal Pradesh, Jairam Thakur was in the present day unanimously named the brand new chief minister of the state by Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP).
Whereas he’s the third politician from previous Himachal to grow to be a chief minister, Thakur is the primary MLA from Mandi district to get the highest submit.
Thakur emerged as a entrance runner after Dhumal and state get together chief Satpal Satti have been defeated within the November 9 elections. The BJP wrested energy in Himachal from the Congress, profitable near a two thirds majority with 44 seats within the 68-member Meeting.
Jairam Thakur will now be sworn because the 14th chief minister of Himachal Pradesh on December 27.
Thakur sprinted stalwarts like Prem Kumar Dhumal and Jagat Prakash Nadda and managed to win the highest submit. Here is what labored in his favour?
- GOOD BOOKS OF BJP HIGH COMMAND
Jairam Thakur was already an appropriate alternative of the get together excessive command and BJP nationwide president Amit Shah had additionally hinted that he will probably be given the highest submit. Thakur was a cupboard minister within the BJP authorities led by Dhumal from 2007 to 2012.
Thakur not solely labored as a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak in Jammu and Kashmir but in addition remained the get together president between 2007-2009. Apart from the get together excessive command, he additionally had the blessings of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. He joined Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the scholar wing affiliated to the BJP’s ideological mentor RSS, quickly after graduating from a Mandi faculty.
Jairam Thakur’s clear (non-controversial) previous additionally helped him get the highest submit. He’s considered a down-to-earth politician and a standard man’s consultant. A pacesetter who has all the time maintained low-profile, Thakur has been a grassroot get together employee.
Thakur, who will flip 53 on January 6, is likely one of the youngest BJP leaders from Himachal who managed to win as a lot as 5 consecutive Meeting elections. Even with an added accountability of Mandi district this time, Jairam Thakur didn’t fail to show his mettle. The BJP received received 9 out of the 10 meeting seats in Mandi.
- SIGNIFICANT PRESENCE IN THE STATE
The Mandi chief belongs to the Rajput neighborhood which constitutes 35 per cent of the state’s citizens. Thakur is the primary chief minister from Mandi, which is the second largest district of Himachal after Kangra.
Jairam Thakur’s journey will probably be stuffed with challenges. Two speedy challenges embody the legislation and order scenario which deteriorated throughout the Virbhadra Singh regime. The state’s empty coffers would be the subsequent problem in entrance of him.
Nonetheless, Thakur’s largest problem will probably be to win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections for the get together.
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