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On Saturday evening, Yogi Adityanath, BJP leader and five-time parliamentarian from Gorakhpur, was chosen as the Uttar Pradesh BJP’s Legislature Party leader.
Apart from Yogi Adityanath, BJP state unit head Keshav Prasad Maurya and party’s national vice-president Dinesh Sharma also took oath as the deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Also, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav were also present at the event.
Yogi Adityanath, a mathematician turned politician took oath at Kanshiram Smriti Upvan in Lucknow.
Lucknow, March 19: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Sunday evening lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for crowning Yogi Adityanath a ‘Thakur’ as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
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Famous worldwide for its religiosity, Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur has now emerged as the new power centre in the Uttar Pradesh politics.
Digvijay Nath’s political legacy was carried forward by Mahant Avaidyanath, who took over as Gorakhnath temple chief from him.
Academic and Social VenturesThe temple runs more than two dozen schools and colleges and hospitals.
In September 2014, he took over as temple chief after Avaidyanath passed away.
Headed by chief priest Yogi Adityanath, who has been appointed as the state’s chief minister, the temple has an illustrious past, both religious and political.
collected by :Victor Alphen