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After missing out in Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat gets Cabinet rank

New Delhi: Union Minister Harish Rawat, after being denied chief ministership of Uttarakhand, was all smiles today as celebrations broke out at his residence over his elevation to the cabinet rank.

Mr Rawat, who had a trail of sweet and sour relationship with the party high-ups, was today made a cabinet minister in-charge of Water Resources replacing Pawan Bansal, who got the key Railway Ministry. [more]