Harak Singh Rawat

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Harak Singh Rawat
Cabinet Minister to the Government of Uttarakhand
Assumed office
March 2017
MLA of Uttarakhand
Assumed office
Constituency Kotdwar
Personal details
Born (1960-12-15) 15 December 1960 (age 56)
Political party Bhartiya Janata Party
Residence Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Harak Singh Rawat (born 15 December 1960) is a member of the Legislative assembly of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly in India. He belongs to the Congress Party.[1][2][3] He became the youngest Minister of U.P State in 1991 won assembly election from Pauri. He was the candidate of INC from Garhwal in Indian general election, 2014.

Early life and education[edit]

Rawat completed postgraduate work in arts in 1984 and earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Military Science from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand in 1996.[4]


  • In 2017 elected form kotdwara Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha.
  • In 2012 elected from Rudraprayag Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha.
  • In 2007 elected as Leader of opposition Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha.[5]
  • In 2007 was re-elected form Lansdowne Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha.
  • In 2002 after winning form Lansdowne Constituency was designated Cabinet Minister of four departments - Revenue, Revenue, Food & Civil Supplies, Disaster Management and Rehabilitation.
  • In 2002 was elected as MLA from 32 Lansdowne Vidhan Sabha Constituency
  • In 1997 was appointed as member of Uttar Pradesh Congress Working Committee.
  • From 1997-present member of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • In 1997 was appointed as Vice-Chairman (Cabinet Rank) in Uttar Pradesh Khadi Gram Udyog Board.
  • In 1993 was re-elected as M.L.A from Pauri Assembly
  • From 1991-93 was youngest Tourism Minister in U.P.
  • In 1991 won assembly election from Pauri and became youngest Minister of U.P State.