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Retd army officer Ajay Kothiyal is AAP’s CM candidate for Uttarakhand

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced the party’s chief ministerial candidate for Uttarakhand. Col (retd) Ajay Kothiyal will contest in the state elections that are due early next year.

‘Will make Uttarakhand spiritual capital for Hindus’

Kejriwal is on a two-day visit to the state. In Dehradun, while addressing the party workers, he said Kothiyal would be the CM candidate for AAP, He also said that if voted to power, AAP would develop Uttarakhand as a spiritual capital for Hindus across the world. The party will provide employment to the youth, he added.

The party will be contesting on all 70 seats in the state.

 

Who is Ajay Kothiyal

Colonel (retd) Ajay Kothiyal served in the Indian Army for around 27 years. He is also the former principal of Nehru Insitute of Mountaineering in Uttarkashi. Currently, he manages an institute that trains local youth to join the armed forces.

Kothiyal joined AAP in April this year.

 

 

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