YOGI ADITYANATH CM OF UP
The decision was taken after a meeting at Lok Bhawan that saw central observers – Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and national general secretary Bhupendra Yadav, BJP vice-president Om Mathur, state party chief Keshav Prasad Maurya and other senior party leaders in full attendance. Adityanath’s name was proposed by BJP leader Suresh Khanna and was supported by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister announcement Live: Yogi Adityanath has been elected as the Legislative leader of the party. Dinesh Sharma and KP Maurya are likely to be appointed as deputy chief ministers.
- Born on June 5, 1972, Yogi Adityanath’s real name is Ajay Singh. He has a BSc degree from HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.
- He was elected as the member of the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998 from Gorakhpur constituency, becoming the youngest MP at the age of 26. He has so far been MP from the same constituency five times.
- Known for his firebrand politics, Adityanath never had to rely on Modi wave to cling on to his seat or get anointed as the Uttar Pradesh CM.
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