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Yogi Adityanath Yogi Adityanath DOB: 5 June 1972

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath is the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath, also the Mahant (chief priest) of the Gorakhnath Math, Gorakhpur, has been sitting at the helm of state affairs since 2017 when the saffron party stormed to power with a brute majority, dethroning then ruling Samajwadi Party. Adityanath was sworn in as the Chief Minister of the country's most populous state on March 19 in 2017. He was then a member of Lok Sabha, representing the Gorakhpur constituency. He won from Gorakhpur constituency in every Lok Sabha election held since 1998 before being given the responsibility to lead a state where politics mostly revolved around caste and religion for decades. Under Adityanath's rule, Uttar Pradesh saw a massive infrastructure development push, a boost in economic activities and improvement in the law-and-order situation. Known for his outspoken attitude, Adityanath has been a prominent campaigner for the BJP in elections. The BJP is banking on the development works undertaken by the Adityanath government and the leader's charisma in the run-up to the high-stakes assembly polls in 2022. Adityanath in his rallies has been pitching for another term to the saffron party, highlighting that the BJP government has worked towards making UP bhrashtachar mukt, bhaya mukt, danga mukt, gaddha mukt aur andhkaar mukt (free of corruption, fear, riots, potholes and darkness) in the last five years.

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AIIMS in Gorakhpur will be inaugurated in December  Yogi

PM Modi to inaugurate AIIMS in UP's Gorakhpur in December this year

Elections | Nov 29, 2021, 12:09 AM IST

Addressing a gathering after the inauguration or foundation laying of 86 development schemes worth more than Rs 316 crore, Adityanath said, "The inauguration of the AIIMS in Gorakhpur will be done next month. Since 2004 there has been a demand for setting up an AIIMS in Gorakhpur."

UPTET 2021 paper leak: 'NSA will be invoked against

UPTET 2021 paper leak: 'NSA will be invoked against culprits,' says CM Yogi Adityanath

India | Nov 28, 2021, 10:09 PM IST

The UPTET scheduled to be held on Sunday was cancelled after a question paper for the exam was leaked, an officer announced shortly before the exam was to begin.

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"BJP doesn't differentiate daughters as Hindu-Muslim": Yogi blesses couples in mass marriage event

India | Nov 26, 2021, 11:26 PM IST

Over 3915 couples tied the knot during the event, in which 216 were Muslims. Blessing the couples, Yogi lashed out at the opposition for trying to politicize the event.

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Uttar Pradesh one of the most investor friendly states: Yogi Adityanath

India | Nov 26, 2021, 02:51 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath claimed that the state had set a new export record in the MSME sector. 

Preparations underway on the eve of the foundation stone

Jewar International Airport: PM Modi to lay foundation stone of UP's growth engine today | 10 points

India | Nov 24, 2021, 11:42 PM IST

The much-awaited project is being flagged off just weeks before the schedule of the UP Assembly elections is to be announced.


Opinion | Yogi warns: No Shaheen Bagh allowed in UP!

India | Nov 24, 2021, 04:18 PM IST

The UP CM was addressing a convention of booth-level BJP leaders. This convention was also addressed by BJP president J P Nadda, who said the fight in the forthcoming elections in UP will be between nationalists and ‘Jinnahites’.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

'Govt knows how to handle': Yogi Adityanath warns Owaisi against CAA-NRC pitch in UP

Elections | Nov 23, 2021, 04:19 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath said that Asaduddin Owaisi is hand-in-glove with Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party.

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Aaj Ki Baat: Full Episode, November 22, 2021

India | Nov 23, 2021, 12:17 AM IST

Hello and welcome to Aaj Ki Baat With Rajat Sharma, the only news show with real facts and no noise.

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Committed to building new India: Yogi Adityanath captions picture with PM Modi in Lucknow

India | Nov 21, 2021, 01:50 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Lucknow to attend the 56th DGP-IGP conference. He reached Raj Bhawan on November 19 and will leave for New Delhi on the evening of November 21.

Yogi Adityanath welcomes farm law repeal, said failed to

Yogi Adityanath welcomes farm law repeal, said failed to convince farmers

India | Nov 19, 2021, 03:35 PM IST

The UP CM said though the bills got support from a large section of farmers, a minority that could not be convinced managed to stall it.

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav says he

Will contest UP elections 2022, says Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav | Exclusive

India | Nov 18, 2021, 12:30 AM IST

I will fight Uttar Pradesh assembly elections next year... if the party takes a decision on it then we will announce it very soon, said former CM Akhilesh Yadav.

Purvanchal Expressway route

PM inaugurates Purvanchal Expressway, says previous govts reduced UP to 'mafiawaad'

India | Nov 16, 2021, 04:35 PM IST

Constructed at an estimated cost of about Rs 22,500 crore, the Purvanchal Expressway is set to give a boost to the economic development of the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.

Purvanchal Expressway will be inaugurated by PM Modi on

Akhilesh will take credit for Ram temple too: BJP after SP chief's remarks on Purvanchal Expressway

India | Nov 16, 2021, 12:10 AM IST

During a press conference earlier in the day, Akhilesh Yadav said the foundation of the expressway, which is scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sultanpur on Tuesday, was laid during his government.

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Aaj Ki Baat: Full episode, November 15, 2021

India | Nov 16, 2021, 03:31 AM IST

India's Number One and the most followed Super Prime Time News Show ‘Aaj Ki Baat – Rajat Sharma Ke Saath was launched just before the 2014 General Elections.

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Varanasi: UP CM installs goddess Annapurna's idol brought back from Canada after 108 years

India | Nov 15, 2021, 05:54 PM IST

The idol of the goddess was taken to the temple in a silver palanquin, shouldered by Adityanath.

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Owaisi slams Yogi Adityanath over 'Alexander lost to Chandragupta Maurya' remark

India | Nov 14, 2021, 07:25 PM IST

CM Yogi was addressing the 'Samajik Pratinidhi Sammelan', ahead of the UP assembly elections slated for 2022.

Purvanchal Expressway will be inaugurated by PM Modi on

IAF's Sukhoi-30, Mirage 2000 land on Purvanchal Expressway ahead of Nov 16 inauguration | Watch

India | Nov 14, 2021, 06:21 PM IST

The districts falling on the expressway are Lucknow, Barabanki, Amethi, Sultanpur, Ayodhya, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur. The project has been divided into 8 packages for implementation.

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UP sets new record of Covid vaccination; crosses 14 crore jabs

India | Nov 14, 2021, 04:50 PM IST

Meanwhile, health officials on Saturday stated that 50 districts in UP had become free from Covid-19 infection with active cases touching the zero mark. 

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US dropping bombs on Taliban their punishment for destroying Budhha statue 20 yrs ago: Yogi

India | Nov 14, 2021, 03:57 PM IST

The Chief Minister also stated that Lord Buddha will always be the source of inspiration for humanity and the centre of devotion.

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Custodial deaths on rise under UP's 'Thoko Raaj': Akhilesh slams Yogi govt over Kasganj incident

India | Nov 14, 2021, 02:04 PM IST

"Today, Uttar Pradesh is leading ahead of all the states in custodial deaths and this is because of the 'Thoko Raaj" which is running in the state," Akhilesh Yadav said. 

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