An RTI query has revealed that Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has spent a hefty amount on refreshments and snacks for his guests from the state government's fund.
In a reply to an RTI query, an RTI officer stated that a whopping amount of Rs, 68,59,865 has been spent by the Chief Minister after assuming his office last year.
In the query, the RTI activist Hemant Singh asked as to how much money has been spent by the Rawat after assuming office as the Chief Minister of the state.
It is to be noted that Rawat, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader assumed his office on March 18 last year.
For in-depth, objective and more importantly balanced journalism, Click here to subscribe to Outlook Magazine