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Adityanath directs Ministers to declare their, family members' assets within 3 months

Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for second term on March 25. Besides Adityanath, 52 ministers had also taken oath.

Reported by: Ruchi Kumar Lucknow Updated on: April 26, 2022 17:00 IST
Yogi Adityanath during a meeting related to 100-day
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Yogi Adityanath during a meeting related to 100-day development action plan, in Lucknow, Thursday, April 21, 2022.

Highlights

  • This is Yogi Adityanath's second term as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
  • Adityanath has declared assets worth Rs 1.54 crore, according to his election affidavit
  • In 2017 as well, Adityanath after taking oath had told Ministers to declare their assets

In a fresh missive to his ministers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has directed them to declare assets owned by themselves and their family members within three months.

As per the election affidavit filed by Yogi Adityanath in the run up to the Assembly polls held in February-March, he had declared assets worth Rs 1.54 crore including cash in hand, balance of bank accounts, and fixed deposits.

Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for second term on March 25. Besides Adityanath, 52 ministers had also taken oath. As per the Constitution, Uttar Pradesh can have a maximum of 60 ministers, including the CM.

Earlier in 2017, Adityanath soon after taking over as the Chief Minister of the country's most populous state had told his Ministers to declare every year their assets and property before March 31. Ministers were also barred from accepting any gift costing more than Rs 5,000 and told to avoid staying in the luxurious property and attending parties and dinners.

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