|Major General Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri also known as B. C. Khanduri was born on October 1, 1934. He is member of the 14th Lok Sabhaa and stands for Garhwal constituency of Uttarakhand. He has also been a former minister in the Indian Federal Government, since March, 2007 he is serving as the CM of Uttarakhand. He served Indian army from 1954 to 1990. He was bestowed with Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 1982, by the President of India. Subsequent to retirement from Indian Army, he joined politics and got elected to Lok Sabha in 1991. He was opted to be the new Chief Minister in February 2007.