His rebellious attitudes have strengthened the BJP’s position. The BJP is facing discontent and resentment from ticket claimants and their supporters in 26 of the 59 assembly seats. The same is the case with the Congress, where 24 out of 64 assembly seats are showing signs of dissatisfaction and rebellion.
After the announcement of candidates for 59 assembly seats of BJP and 64 of Congress, now the fire of rebellion and dissatisfaction has started burning in both the parties. Angry over ticket cut in BJP, MLAs of Almora, Karnprayag, Dwarahat and Tharali have shown rebellious attitude and they are indicating to contest as independent.