Biography of Pushkar Singh Dhami, the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

 Biography of Pushkar Singh Dhami, the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

    After the resignation of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat, the BJP legislature party meeting agreed to name Pushkar Singh Dhami as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Pushkar Singh Dhami is the MLA from Khatima assembly seat. He will take oath as the eleventh Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He will also be the youngest Chief Minister of the state. Although the name of Pushkar Singh Dhami may be unknown to the people of the country but the people of Uttarakhand are well aware of his name. Let us know about the life of Pushkar Singh Dhami.


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   Early Biography of Pushkar Singh Dhami

        Pushkar Singh Dhami was born on 16 September 1975 in Tundi Tehsil Didihat, Gram Sabha of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. His father was in the Indian Army, so he had a passion for patriotism and national service from the very beginning. He spent his childhood in financial deprivation and had his primary education in a government school. He is the only son of his family besides he has three sisters. Being the only son of the family, the responsibilities of the family always remained on him.

 Such was his early life

     Pushkar Singh Dhami’s father was a Suvedar in the Indian Army, his name is Subedar Sher Singh Dhami and mother’s name is Mrs. Vishna Devi. Mata Vishna Devi was a pious, soft spoken and responsible woman towards her family. Pushkar Singh Dhami was interested in scout guide, NCC, NSS etc. in school and participated in them. He was interested in social work from the very beginning.

     As a student leader, Dhami fought for the interests of the students by uniting the students in Lucknow University and giving them their rights and played an important role in the important change and operation in the education system. From here Dhami’s political qualities developed and made up his mind to go into politics.

Political Journey of Pushkar Singh Dhami

    Pushkar Singh Dhami started his political journey with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. From the year 1990 to 1999, Dhami worked in various positions as a worker in Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad from district to state and national forum. During this time, as a state minister in different roles, he played a major role in coordinating and conducting the National Conference of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad held in Lucknow.

    Well acquainted with the difficult conditions of Uttarakhand, Dhami closely observed and understood the local problems. After the formation of Uttarakhand, he served as OSD to former Chief Minister of the state Bhagat Singh Koshyari from 2001 to 2002. Dhami was also the state president of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha twice. Dhami strengthened his political identity by organizing huge rallies and conferences by gathering unemployed youth from place to place in Uttarakhand for six years from 2002 to 2008.

    When was Pushkar Singh Dhami elected MLA for the first time

        Pushkar Singh Dhami was first elected MLA from Khatima Vidhan Sabha in 2012 and elected MLA for the second time in 2017, since then is an MLA from the same Vidhan Sabha.

     Pushkar Singh Dhami will take oath as the eleventh Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. After being elected the leader of Uttarakhand Legislature, Pushkar Singh Dhami said that ‘My party has chosen a common worker. Together we will work for the welfare of the people. According to media reports, Pushkar Singh Dhami will take the oath of office and secrecy of the Chief Minister at 6 pm today.


Brief biography of Pushkar Singh Dhami, the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand


Political Party –

Bhartiy Jnta Party ( BJP )

Born –

16 September 1975

Father’s Name

Late Subedar Sher Singh Dhami

Mother’s Name –

Smt. Vishna Devi

Wife’s Name –

Smt. Geeta Dhami

Educational Qualification


Post Graduate (Master of Human Resource and Industrial         




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