Sources said the party may also bring in a deputy chief minister, who will be from the Kumaon region.
The embattled CM also called on the BJP media head and the Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni at his residence on Monday evening.
There are speculations about the leadership change in Uttarakhand as several ministers and around twenty MLAs are against the working style of Rawat.
Baghel made the remarks in Korea district of the state on Saturday in response to reporters' query about Pandey's statement that the Congress government led by him was busy singing and dancing.
He said he got himself tested after exhibiting symptoms and appealed to those who came in contact with him over the past few days to check if they too were infected.
As per the latest Election Commission data, the BJP, which was in power for 15 years, had won only ten seats and was leading on another five.
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