New Delhi, July 22 -- Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday asked the people of Uttarakhand whether retired colonel and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ajay Kothiyal should be the chief minister. Sisodia was on a day-long visit to the hill state.

Colonel Kothiyal, who is an Indian Army veteran and former principal of Uttarkashi-based Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, joined the AAP in April this year.

Addressing a press conference in Roorkee, Sisodia said he met the common people of the Uttarkashi including professionals, students and senior citizens like an 'aam aadmi' (common man), adding he received a positive response when he asked the people about Kothiyal as the chief ministerial face of AAP.

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