Yogi Adityanath becoming UP CM is mockery of PM Modi’s call for inclusive growth: CPI(M)

Gorakhpur MP Adityanath along with 23 cabinet ministers were sworn in at the oath taking ceremony at Smriti Upvan in Lucknow Sunday afternoon.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 19, 2017 8:41 pm
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Strongly condemning the BJP’s decision to appoint Yogi Adityanath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the CPI(M) on Sunday said the move is shocking and will bodes ill for the state. “Yogi Adityanath becoming the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh is a mockery of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for inclusive growth,” the CPI-M said in a press release. “The appointment of Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is a shocking decision by the BJP. This choice by the RSS, executed by its political arm, the BJP, is a deliberate move which bodes ill for the state,” the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) said in its statement.

“Adityanath is a known Hindutva fanatic who has a record of inciting communal violence, having a number of criminal cases pending against him. He also espouses extremely casteist views. The selection of Adityanath has once again exposed the oft-repeated claim of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that development will be its main agenda. It makes a mockery of his own slogan of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’,” the press release said.

Gorakhpur MP Adityanath along with 23 cabinet ministers were sworn in at the oath taking ceremony at Smriti Upvan in Lucknow Sunday afternoon. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma were sworn-in as deputy chief ministers of the state. The swearing-in was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP party president Amit Shah, among other senior leaders. CM Adityanath, the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, was unanimously chosen legislative leader by MLAs on Saturday.

The CPI(M) in this situation called upon all democratic and secular forces in UP to come together and unitedly work towards ensuring communal harmony and the protection of constitutional rights of all sections of people.

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    IslamForFoools
    Mar 19, 2017 at 12:19 pm
    All these victories of our BJP/ Rss are waste if they don't abolish article 370, don't bring uniform civil code, completely shut Bangladesh border, and declare India as a Hindu nation.
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      IslamForFoools
      Mar 19, 2017 at 12:18 pm
      CPIM , por front of india( Muslim terrorist organization from Kerala who spread its tentacles in Karnataka also in mangalore ) killed thousands of Hindu men and Rss and BJP members in Kerala West Bengal Karnataka, ONLY BECAUSE they were Hindus.
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        IML sood
        Mar 19, 2017 at 3:42 pm
        Mockery is that CPM which used to be PAN India party has reduced to a regional force and no one gives any credit to them as their loyality is always outside the country. CPM like Cong. Is on death bed and has no relavence to the present conditions in India where anti nationals are being slowly but surely being wiped out.
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          Kiran
          Mar 19, 2017 at 2:17 pm
          All these days CPI was crying that BJP won because of polarization. Now CPI is complaining they won because of development mandate. Please decide what is your problem.
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            Hindustani
            Mar 19, 2017 at 4:27 pm
            Look who is talking. Hindu Killers in Kerela. First get ONE LEGISLATIVE SEAT in UP then talk. Till them keep on chanting secular slogan Insha Allah and make middle aged free loading students and jihadi musllim in JNU to use theirlt;br/gt;distruptive behaviour and lung power
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