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Yogi Adityanath all set be elected Chief Minister

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 24, Mar 2022, 18:12 pm IST | UPDATED: 24, Mar 2022, 18:17 pm IST

 Yogi Adityanath all set be elected Chief Minister

UP caretaker Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set be elected as party legislative group leader for a second term in Lucknow today. The party's legislative group - that consists of more than 250 MLAs - will meet in Lucknow to put a formal stamp on Yogi Adityanath's name for the top post. The meeting will be presided by Union Home Minister Amit Shah as party's central observer for the state.

Post the meeting and formal announcement of his name, CM Yogi Adityanath will take the oath of the Chief Minister tomorrow (March 25) along with his cabinet in Lucknow. The oath-taking ceremony is expected to see the participation of PM Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states and other top leaders.

The Bharatiya Janata Party had scored a thumping victory in recently concluded assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

The BJP-led alliance had won 273 of 403 seats in the elections, while the alliance led by the main opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) bagged 125 seats.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said that it is for first time that a Chief Minister has been repeated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath credited PM Narendra Modi for the party's performance in the polls.

Adityanath thanks PM Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other leaders present a the meet.

Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath arrive at the meeting hall. Former Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma are also present at the meeting. The meeting is also joined by Raghubar Das (co-observer for UP), and party's UP unit chief Swatantra Dev Singh.

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