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Yogi Adityanath takes oath as UP CM for record second term, his jumbo team has 52 ministers

The new team of Yogi Adityanath has 52 ministers. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak are deputy CMs in new Yogi Cabinet.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk Lucknow Updated on: March 25, 2022 19:51 IST
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Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath oath taking ceremony: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second term. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak took oath as deputy CMs in the 52-minister-strong new Yogi Cabinet. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office and secrecy to Adityanath at Lucknow's Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and other central ministers. The BJP-led NDA secured 274 seats out of 403, becoming the first party in over three decades to form a government for a second consecutive time in the state.

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  • 6:12 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Hearty congratulations to Yogi Adityanathji and his cabinet: PM Modi

    Hearty congratulations to Yogi Adityanathji and his cabinet on taking oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi

  • 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    20 Minister of State take oath

    20 Minister of State take oath: Mayankeshwar Singh, Dinesh Khateek, Sanjeev Gond, Baldev Singh Olakh, Ajit Pal, Jaswant Saini, Ramkesh Nishad, Manohar Lal Mannu Kori, Sanjay Gangwar, Brijesh Singh, KP Malik, Suresh Rahi, Somendra Tomar, Anoop Pradhan 'Valmiki', Pratibha Shukla, Rakesh Rathore Guru, Rajni Tiwari, Satish Sharma, Danish Azad Ansari, Vijay Laxmi Gautam 

  • 4:55 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    14 Minister of State (Independent Charge) take oath

    14 Minister of State (Independent Charge) take oath. Nitin Agrawal, Kapil Dev Agrawal, Ravindra Jaiswal, Sandeep Singh, Gulab Devi, Girish Chandra Yadav, Dharmveer Prajapati, Asim Arun, JPS Rathore, Dayashankar Singh, Narendra Kashyap, Dinesh Pratap Singh, Arun Kumar Saxena, Dayashankar Mishra 'Dayalu'

  • 4:54 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    16 Cabinet Ministers take oath

    16 Cabinet Ministers who took oath are Suresh Kumar Khanna, Surya Pratap Shahi, Swatantra Dev Singh, Baby Rani Maurya, Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, Jayveer Singh, Dharampal Singh, Nand Gopal Nandi, Bhupendra Singh Choudhary, Anil Rajbhar, Jitin Prasada, Rakesk Sachan, Arvind Kumar Sharma, Yogendra Upadhyay, Ashish Patel, Sanjay Nishad

     

  • 4:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brijesh Pathak takes oath as Deputy CM

    Brijesh Pathak takes oath as Deputy CM. He replaces Dinesh Sharma. A prominent Brahmin leader, Pathak served as the Law Minister in the previous government. He won elections from the Lucknow Cantt seat. 

     

  • 4:26 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Keshav Prasad Maurya takes oath as Deputy CM

    Keshav Prasad Maurya takes oath as Deputy CM of Uttar Pradesh. He was one of the two Deputy CMs in the previous BJP government. Maurya lost from the electoral battle from Sirathu to Apna Dal (Kameravadi) leader Pallavi Patel who had contested on Samajwadi Party symbol. Keshav Prasad whom the BJP projects as its OBC face in the state is considered to be a confidant of Adityanath. A prolific orator and critic of the Samajwadi Party, Keshav is likely to be one of the party's candidates for the Legislative Council elections to be held on April 9.

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second term. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office and secrecy to Adityanath at Lucknow's Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium.

  • 4:17 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    PM Modi reaches venue

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the stage at Ekana Stadium where Yogi Adityanath will take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh shortly. 

  • 4:16 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Adityanath swearing-in: Nadda, Shah arrive at stage

    Union Minister Amit Shah and BJP's national president JP Nadda have arrived at the stage at the Ekana Stadium. Adityanath will take oath shortly. 

  • 4:01 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Governor, Yogi Adityanath arrive at venue

    Governor Anandiben Patel and CM-designate Yogi Adityanath have reached the Ekana Stadium. All the Ministers-to-be are also present at the venue. The swearing-in ceremony will begin shortly. 

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Chief Ministers, Union Ministers arrive at Ekana Stadium

    Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Anurag Thakur, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani, Ramdas Athawale and others have reached Lucknow's Ekana Stadium. Chief Ministers of several BJP ruled states -- Manohar Lal Khattar, Jairam Thakur, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Pushkar Singh Dhami, Bhupendrabhai Patel have arrived at the venue.

  • 3:47 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    PM Modi arrives in Lucknow

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Lucknow for the swearing-in ceremony of Uttar Pradesh CM-designate Yogi Adityanath. 

  • 3:31 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    52 Ministers to take oath - FULL LIST

    Cabinet 

    Keshav Prasad Maurya (Deputy CM), Brajesh Pathak (Deputy CM), Surya Pratap Shahi, Suresh Kumar Khanna, Swatantra Dev Singh, Baby Rani Maurya, Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, Jayveer Singh, Dharampal Singh, Nand Gopal Gupta, Bhupendra  Singh Choudhary, Anil Rajbhar, Jitin Prasada, Rakesk Sachan, Arvind Kumar Sharma, Yogendra Upadhyay, Ashish Patel, Sanjay Nishad

    Minister of State (Independent Charge)

    Nitin Agrawal, Kapil Dev Agrawal, Ravindra Jaiswal, Sandeep Singh, Gulab Devi, Girish Chandra Yadav, Dharmveer Prajapati, Asim Arun, JPS Rathore, Dayashankar Singh, Narendra Kashyap, Dinesh Pratap Singh, Arun Kumar Saxena, Dayashankar Mishra 'Dayalu'

    Minister of State

    Mayankeshwar Singh, Dinesh Khateek, Sanjeev Gond, Baldev Singh Olakh, Ajit Pal, Jaswant Saini, Ramkesh Nishad, Manohar Lal Mannu Kori, Sanjay Gangwar, Brijesh Singh, KP Singh, Suresh Rahi, Somendra Tomar, Anoop Pradhan 'Valmiki', Pratibha Shukla, Rakesh Rathore Guru, Rajni Sharma, Satish Sharma, Danish Azad Ansari, Vijay Laxmi Gautam 

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Keshav Prasad Maurya, Brajesh Pathak to be Deputy CMs

    Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak would be the next Deputy Chief Ministers. Maurya is not a member of the Legislative Assembly. He had lost the election from Sirathu seat. Brajesh Pathak won elections from Lucknow Cantt.

  • 3:01 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Minister-to-be Suresh Khanna visits temple

  • 2:59 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    View from Lucknow's Ekana stadium

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Adityanath, 47 ministers had taken oath in 2017

    Adityanath and 47 ministers had taken oath on March 19, 2017 in the BJP's preceding government. According to the constitutional provisions, there can be a total of 60 ministers in Uttar Pradesh including the chief minister.

  • 2:30 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Keshav Prasad Maurya, Brajesh Pathak arrive at Ekana Stadium

    Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak have reached the venue. The swearing-in of the BJP government will be held at Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium at 4 pm today and Adityanath will be taking oath for the chief minister for the second time. 

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP supporters perform 'aarti' of bulldozers

    In the state capital, excited BJP supporters rode on bulldozers and chanted "Bulldozer baba zindabad". Adityanath has earned a new sobriquet "bulldozer baba" due to raging of properties of criminals and mafias built through illegal means.  

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Head priest of Gorakhpur temple performs special puja

  • 1:38 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Three-layer security at venue

    The movement of VIPs and dignitaries will start from 2 pm onwards. Social workers, prominent leaders, writers, litterateurs, doctors, engineers and sages and saints of religious monasteries and temples from across the state have been invited for the ceremony. Prominent sages from across the country have also been invited. BJP sources said that many prominent industrialists of the country are coming to attend the program. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar told PTI that close to 8000 personnel of the Uttar Pradesh Police, Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) along with specialised units like the Special Task Force (STF) and the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) have been deployed in and around the venue for security. All the access to the venue is being regulated strictly with ATS commandos manning all sensitive spots. Police have also installed CCTV cameras in and around the venue. The feed from the CCTV cameras is being monitored live at the control room under the supervision of senior officials. Drones will also be kept on standby, said Kumar. According to officials, a three-layer security will be put in place at the venue.

  • 1:37 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP supporters offer prayers across UP

    Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party held special prayers in temples across the state on Friday in the run up to the oath taking ceremony of the newly elected government. BJP's State General Secretary Govind Narayan Shukla told 'PTI' that the workers have come out for the swearing-in ceremony after performing prayers and havan in temples across the state between 8 and 9 am. According to the news received from Varanasi, before attending the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath government, BJP office-bearers and workers in Varanasi also prayed in various temples and sought blessings for the government. Before leaving for Lucknow at the swearing-in ceremony, Mahesh Chandra Srivastava, the president of Kashi region, offered prayers at the Mahavir temple in Parade Kothi, Varanasi and sought blessings for the Yogi government. The officials of Namami Gange performed aarti at the Ganga gate of Kashi Vishwanath Dham by anointing Mother Ganga with milk along with the picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath. Rajesh Shukla, convener of Namami Gange said that we prayed for the best future of the state under the leadership of Adityanath by performing aarti of Mother Ganga. BJP Metropolitan President of Varanasi Vidyasagar Rai informed that more than 2000 office bearers of Varanasi will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi government in Lucknow. For this, workers have left for Lucknow by buses and four wheelers. In the state capital BJP workers offered special prayers at prominent Mankameshwar Temple, Hanuman Setu Temple, Buddheshwar Mahadev Temple, Shanidev Temple, Bhoothnath Temple in the morning. 

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Shrikant Sharma may be next UP BJP chief

    Shrikant Sharma could be appointed as the next president of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit. Shrikant served as Power Minister in the previous BJP govt. Swatantra Dev Singh, the current BJP chief, is likely to join the government. 

  • 1:11 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Keshav Prasad Maurya to continue as Deputy Chief Minister

    Keshav Prasad Maurya will continue as Deputy Chief Minister in the next BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Maurya lost polls from Sirathu seat. The BJP projects him as the party's OBC face in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 12:46 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Pushkar Singh Dhami congratulates Adityanath

    In Uttar Pradesh, a full majority govt is formed under the leadership of PM Modi and Yogi Adityanath. For the first time govts have been repeated in UP and Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami on swearing-in ceremony of UP-designate CM Yogi Adityanath

  • 12:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Leaders start arriving at Yogi's residence

    Leaders who have reached CM Yogi Adityanath's residence: Swatantra Dev Singh, JPS Rathore, Anil Rajbhar, Sanjay Singh, Asim Arun, AK Sharma, Sanjay Nishad, Anup Valmiki, Sunil Bansal, Nitin Aggarwal, Sandeep Singh, Aashish Patel.

  • 11:50 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Visuals from Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

  • 11:47 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    How Aditynath broke jinx and belied myths as he begins his second term as UP CM

    When Yogi Adityanath takes oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive term on Friday, he will create history, break jinx and belie myths. As the first chief minister in 37 years to return to power with an overwhelming majority, Yogi Adityanath has already created history. By the time he completes his second term, he will become the longest serving chief minister of the country's most populous state. FULL STORY 

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    51 Ministers including CM to take oath

    Sources said that Aditayanth's Cabinet will have two Deputy CMs and 48 ministers. In total, 51 ministers including the CM will take oath today. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma will continue as Deputy Chief Ministers. (Reporter Vishal Pratap from Lucknow)

  • 9:35 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai to attend event in Lucknow

    Karnataka Chief Minister & BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister. Yogi Adityanath to take oath as Uttar Pradesh CM for second time today, March 25th

  • 9:34 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Adityanath's swearing-in ceremony today

  • 9:33 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Akhilesh Yadav, Jayant Chaudhary unlikely to attend event

    Invites were sent to the state’s opposition leaders, UP BJP general secretary JPS Rathore confirmed to PTI. Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Jayant Chaudhary, who fought the polls as allies, said they won’t attend the event, PTI reported.

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Akhilesh, Mayawati invited for Adityanath's swearing-in

    Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and party founder Mulayam Yadav have also been invited. An invitation has also been sent to Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. Akhilesh, Mulayam ad Mayawati are the former CMs of Uttar Praderh. It is unclear if opposition leaders will be present.

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Adityanath's swearing-in: Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka invited

    Senior opposition leaders have also been invited, including Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Priyanka had led the party's UP election campaign. The party won only two seats.

  • 9:19 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Apna Dal, Nishad party to get representation in new Cabinet

    BJP allies - Apna Dal (Sonelal) and Nishad party - which claimed an impressive 18 seats between them will also be invited, and will be hopeful of representation in the cabinet.

  • 9:16 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Adityanath invites Ministers-to-be for meeting over tea

    Chief Minister-elect Yogi Adityanath has invited Ministers-to-be for meeting over tea at his residence. According to reports, there will be two deputy CMs. Moreover, the new cabinet may have around two dozen cabinet ministers, 12 MoS. Also, some cabinet ministers may also be given MoS status as an additional charge. 

  • 9:15 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    How govt schemes, improved law and order helped BJP win

    An emphatic win for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh Assembly election is likely to embolden the government to push forward the pending reforms. The BJP-led NDA secured 274 seats out of 403, becoming the first party in over three decades to form a government for a second consecutive time in the state. The support Adityanath government enjoyed from beneficiaries of central and state-run schemes has helped BJP win despite the strong caste equations in the state. FULL STORY

  • 9:13 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Who all are invited

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top BJP leaders, leading industrialists and seers will participate in the mega ceremony in which Yogi Adityanath will take oath as Uttar Pradesh chief minister for the second consecutive term. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and 60 other business tycoons have been invited. FULL STORY

  • 9:12 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    How Yogi cabinet 2.0 may look like

    According to reports, just like the previous term, there will be two deputy CMs. Moreover, the new cabinet may have around two dozen cabinet ministers, 12 MoS. Also, some cabinet ministers may also be given MoS status as an additional charge. Take a look at expected leaders who may be part of Yogi Govt 2.0. FULL STORY

  • 9:11 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Roads repaired, grills painted -- Lucknow set for mega event

    More than 150 vertical gardens and over 5,000 flower pots have been put up on Shaheed Path and its service lane that will bring hundreds of VIP dignitaries and other guests to Ekana Stadium for the swearing-in ceremony of the Yogi Adityanath government. FULL STORY

  • 9:10 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Uttar Pradesh to get 2 Deputy CMs

    Sources said that Adityanath is likely to get two Deputy Chief Ministers this time as well to help him run the government smoothly. During his first term, Keshav Prasad Maurya, among the party's biggest OBC faces in UP, and Dinesh Sharma had served as the Deputy Chief Ministers. It is still not clear if they will continue. READ FULL STORY

     

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    PM Modi, Amit Shah key invitees at grand ceremony

    Senior party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP national president J P Nadda and other central ministers will attend the event. Besides, Chief Ministers of other BJP-ruled states, RSS leaders and BJP office-bearers are expected to attend the function. Top leaders of opposition parties will also be invited.

     

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP Election 2022 Result

    The BJP won 255 seats in the Assembly elections held recently. The BJP-led NDA secured 274 seats out of 403, becoming the first party in over three decades to form a government for a second consecutive time in the state.

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Yogi Adityanath to take oath as Chief Minister today

    Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh today at Lucknow's Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium. The ceremony will begin at 4 PM.