Yogi Adityanath to take oath as UP chief minister, Keshav Maurya, Dinesh Sharma to be his deputies


Putting and end to speculations, the BJP on Saturday declared Yogi Adityanath as the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, according to news agency ANI. Yogi, who is an MP from Gorakhpur, is known for having a staunch Hindutva ideology and making anti-Muslim statements.

The decision to make Yogi the chief minister was taken at BJP legislature meeting in Lucknow. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma will be the deputy CMs of the state. The BJP had swept the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections by winning 312 of the 403 assembly seats. Adityanath’s name was proposed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suresh Khanna and was supported by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu. Known for his firebrand Hindutva image, the 44-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader comes from the Rajput community and is the head of the Gorakhnath Mutt in Gorakhpur, which has millions of followers from eastern UP and neighbouring Nepal. He has been elected as the Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur uninterrupted from 1998. A science graduate, Adityanath is popular for his fiery speeches among his supporters but has antagonised minorities by his speeches and statements like Love Jihad, Ghar Wapasi. Read more

Credits:indianexpress.com

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