Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya will also campaign for the saffron party in the MCD polls
Yogi Adityanath will lead a roadshow and will visit temples in Gorakhpur.
From the formation of ‘anti-Romeo’ squads to the ban on illegal slaughterhouses, here is a compilation of the actions the new UP Chief Minister has taken since he was sworn in.
“Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today urged all his ministerial colleagues to shun siren and hooters, as they create noise pollution,” said abinet minister Siddhartha Nath Singh
Adityanath had administered a cleanliness pledge to state bureaucrats and ordered them to keep office premises clean.
By now, everyone knows Yogi Adityanath’s claim to fame, but here’s a quick recap—he compared Shah Rukh Khan to terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed; he believes Mother Teresa was sent here to evangelise India.
Soon after taking over as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is trying to fit into the larger pro-development clean politics narrative of the Bharatiya Janata Party in a bid to move away from religious tonality in administration.
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VHP leader Pravin Togadia, who also congratulated Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma for becoming deputy chief ministers, said Uttar Pradesh will become an “Uttam” (best) state under Adityanath’s leadership.
Reflecting warmth, Modi shook hands with Akhilesh and patted him on his shoulder.
On the hardliner BJP leader Yogi Adityanath becoming the UP chief minister, Pawar expressed fear that communal politics may take precedence in the northern state.
Known for his firebrand Hindutva image, Adityanath has come under attack on a number of occasions for his anti-minority speeches.
The elevation of Adityanath, who has chequered rapport with the BJP leadership, has left many puzzled, with political circles abuzz with talk of the RSS having prevailed over the party in deciding the chief minister.
PM Modi tweeted, “Our sole mission and motive is development. When Utttar Pradesh develops, India develops.”
For Yogi Adityanath, politics and religion go hand in hand and it is precisely this ideology that has helped him maintain a firebrand Hindutva image.