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|Name||Tirath Singh Rawat|
|Full Name||Trivendra Singh Rawat|
|Born ( Age )||9 April 1964 (age 56)|
|Birth Place||Seeron, Pauri Garhwal district, Uttar Pradesh|
|Education||Master’s degree in sociology and a Diploma holder in journalism|
|Wife ( Spous)||Rashmi Tyagi Rawat|
|Father||Mr. Kalam Singh Rawat|
|Mother||Mrs. Gaura Devi|
|Profession||Politician ( Chief Minister Uttrakhand )|
|Net Worth||1.04 CRORE ( estimated )|
Tirath Singh Rawat is an Indian politician who is serving as 9th and current Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He was elected to the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India fromGarhwal within the 2019 Indian general electionas member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and also former Minister of Education of Uttarakhand.He was the party chief of Bharatiya Janata Party Uttarakhand from 9 February 2013 to 31 December 2015 and former member of Uttarakhand legislature from Chaubattakhal constituency from 2012 to 2017.
Early life – Tirath Singh Rawat was born on 9 April 1964 in village Sinro of Pauri Garhwal district, India. Born to a Rajput family of hill descent, his father was Mr. Kalam Singh Rawat, and mother Mrs. Gaura Devi.
Rawat, with a master’s degree in sociology and a diploma holder in journalism, entered active student politics and have become the organizational secretary of ABVP Uttarakhand unit and later national secretary of ABVP. He was also the president of the scholar union at Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in 1992. Subsequently, he became the state vice chairman of Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. He worked for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a key worker, referred to as a pracharak, from 1983 to 1988.</span
2007 He was again elected as an MLA from Doiwala constituency.
2010 Trivendra was appointed as National Secretary of BJP.
2014 He was appointed as an Incharge of BJP, Jharkhand. He was also appointed as one of the members of “Namaami Gange” to clean Holy Ganga.
2017 He took oath as the 8th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand in March 2017 after BJP got a remarkable mandate of 57 out of 70 seats in the state assembly elections.
2021 Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned from the post of Uttarakhand chief minister on 9 March, 2021.
Controversy – Tirath Singh Rawat created controversy by saying that he was shocked to ascertaina ladyrunning an NGO in ripped jeans, and was concerned aboutthe instanceshe was setting for society. Priyanka Gandhi criticized Rawat on his misogynistic remarks and also posted photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in white shirts and khaki shorts (RSS uniform).
He quoted, “These days ripped jeans arevery fashionablewiththe ladies… Is it our culture?” He said thatthe youngsterslearned about the culture from their parents. Whatquiteculture will they learn if their parents wear ripped jean? he asked. The CM made the controversial remark while addressinga toddlerdrug abuseworkshopwithin thestate. Tirath Singh describedintimatelythe apparelofa ladywho sat next to himduring aflight. The woman, he said, identified herself as a NGO worker and was travellingtogether with herkids. He said: “You run an NGO, wear jeans ripped at the knees, move about in society, children are with you, what valuesyou’llteach?”
Terming ripped jeans as “kainchi wala sanskar” (scissor culture), Rawat claimedit’sbeing taught that onewon’tbe called rich without ripped jeans and bare knees.Later on, the hashtag #RippedJeansTwitterbegan totrend on Twitterand picturesflooded the micro-blogging site. While some tagged the CM in their posts, most criticised him indirectly saying, “clothes don’t define character” and “no one should be judged on their attires.”
Rawat later apologised for his controversial remarks and added he has no problem with jeans. But he maintained his objections to ripped jeans, claiming wearing “torn” ones is “not right.”Rawat has also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modiare going to beconsidered as an avatar of Lord Rama and Krishna in timesto return. Leaders from the opposition party of Congress claimedthis is oftensycophancy and criticized him for his remarks.