Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu likely to be next Himachal Pradesh CM

10/12: Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu who headed the Congress campaign committee in Himachal Pradesh is likely to be the next Chief Minister, party sources said on Saturday.



The sources said the party high command has cleared the name of Sukhu, the 58-year-old MLA from Nadaun in Hamirpur district, for the top job.


The new Chief Minister is likely to take oath Sunday, they said.


Sukhu, a former president of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee, is a four-term legislator and is considered close to party leader Rahul Gandhi, they said.

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