Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay
Bahuguna, who took oath of office on Tuesday amid crisis over
the leadership issue, is leaving for New Delhi tomorrow to
hold talks with the party high command, a Congress MLA close
to him has said.
"The chief minister will go to New Delhi to hold talks
with the party high command," party MLA Subodh Unniyal, who is
known to be a Bahuguna loyalist, said.
He said Bahuguna will visit 10, Janpath to meet party
president Sonia Gandhi.
Bahuguna has claimed he will prove majority in the trust
vote and his government will complete its five-year term in
"We have a majority in the House. All the 39 MLAs have
given letter of support to the Governor. We will comfortably
win the trust vote and provide a strong and effective
government," Bahuguna said after taking oath on Tuesday.
The government will be facing the floor test during the
session of the newly-elected Assembly convened on March 26.
Meanwhile, Shailendra Mohan Singhal, who was sworn-in
as protem speaker, is likely to be the next speaker of the
house, Unniyal said.