Rt. Colonel Ajay Kothiyal, former Principal of Nim who plays the key role rebuilding Kedarnath will contest from Pauri Parliamentary Constituency in Lok Sabha elections next year. He said that BJP and Congress have contacted him as he announced this in a media briefing after returning from the remote Gondar, Toshi, Ransi, Buyanki, Saysun and Toshi villages of the district.
Colonel Kothiyal said that his main motive is not to come to politics, but he is determined to contest the Lok Sabha elections to help the needy. The picture of his decision will be clear in two months.