Yogi Adityanath may take oath as Uttar Pradesh chief minister for his second consecutive term after Holi which falls on March 18, according to reports.
He is also expected to visit Delhi and meet PM Modi, BJP President JP Nadda on Sunday.
After a massive win for the saffron party in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Yogi Adityanath will also meet party workers involved in the management of elections to thank them and boost their morale.
On Friday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Governor Anandiben Patel at the Raj Bhavan here and handed over his resignation to her, paving the way for the formation of the new government under his leadership.
The governor accepted Adityanath's resignation and requested him to continue as the caretaker chief minister along with his cabinet till further arrangements are made, according to an official release issued by the Raj Bhavan.
Before going to the Raj Bhavan, Adityanath chaired the last meeting of his outgoing cabinet and thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for extending their support to the BJP in the state assembly elections, an official spokesperson said.
He also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and guidance, the spokesperson said.
During the meeting, the cabinet passed a resolution stressing that the people of the state have not only expressed confidence in the policies of the BJP but also paved the way for it to form the government once again by giving it a sweeping mandate, he said.
The BJP won 255 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh. Its allies Apna Dal (S) and Nishad Party bagged 12 seats and six seats, respectively.
The Samajwadi Party won 111 seats and its alliance partners Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal got six and eight seats, respectively.
(With inputs from PTI)