Uttarakhand, which was formerly known as Uttaranchal is a state of India, located in the North of India at the foothills of the Himalayas. Its popularly known as devbhumi owing to the presence of many Hindu temples and pilgrimages across the state. Uttarakhand is formed in November 2000 after it is separated from the Uttar Pradesh. Today, it has 13 districts, capital is Dehradun, area is around 51,000 square kilometers and the population is around 1.01 crores.It is bordered by China to the North; bordered by Nepal to the East; by Himachal Pradesh to the West and by Uttar Pradesh to the South.
Most of the cities of Uttarakhand are popular tourist destinations such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, Nainital, Mussoorie and more.
The state is rich in flora and fauna and offers favorable climatic conditions for both floriculture and horticulture and is home to many species of rare aromatic and medicinal plants.
List of Chief Ministers of Dehradun:
11 May 2016 – 18 March 2017
|Sr. No.||Name||From||To||Political Party|
|1||Nityanand Swami||9, Nov 2000||29, Oct 2001||BJP|
|2||Bhagat Singh Koshiyari||30, Oct 2001||1, Mar 2002||BJP|
|3||N. D. Tiwari||2, Mar 2002||7, Mar 2007||INC|
|4||B. C. Khanduri||8, Mar 2007||23, Jun 2009||BJP|
|5||Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank||24, Jun 2009||10, Sep 2011||BJP|
|6||B. C. Khanduri||11, Sep 2011||13, Mar 2012||BJP|
|7||Vijay Bahuguna||13, Mar 2012||31, Jan 2014||INC|
|8||Harish Rawat||1, Feb 2014||27, March 2016||INC|
|(President’s rule)||27, March 2016||21, April 2016||N/A|
|9||Harish Rawat||21, April 2016||22, April 2016||INC|
|(President’s rule)||22, April 2016||11, May 2016||N/A|
|10||Harish Rawat||11 May 2016||18 March 2017||INC|
|11||Trivendra Singh Rawat||18 March 2017||Incumbent||Bharatiya Janata Party|
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