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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second term; Maurya, Pathak to be deputy CMs

Yogi Adityanath took as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Friday (ANI)Premium
Yogi Adityanath took as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Friday (ANI)

Yogi Adityanath Shapath updates: People have started gathering at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow for the swearing-in ceremony

Yogi Adityanath took oath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time on Friday in a grand ceremony at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and senior BJP leaders attended the ceremony. 

Adityanath scripted history as he took oath as UP CM  for a second term in office after completing a full five-year term, a feat none of his predecessors has been able to achieve.

25 Mar 2022, 05:35:21 PM IST

PM Modi with the new UP cabinet

PM Modi with the new Uttar Pradesh cabinet at Ekana Cricket Stadium
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PM Modi with the new Uttar Pradesh cabinet at Ekana Cricket Stadium
25 Mar 2022, 04:55:36 PM IST

Cabinet ministers take oath

Suresh Kumar Khanna, Surya Pratap Shahi, Swatantra Dev Singh, Baby Rani Maurya, Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, Jaivir Singh Dharam, Pal Singh Nand, Gopal Gupta ‘Nandi’, Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary, Anil Rajbhar, Jitin Prasada and Rakesh Sachan are some of the minister who took oath after CM Yogi. 

25 Mar 2022, 04:30:24 PM IST

Keshav Prasad Maurya, Brajesh Pathak take oath as deputy CMs

Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak take oath as the deputy chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh.

25 Mar 2022, 04:22:25 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as UP CM for second term

BJP's Yogi Adityanath took oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive term.

25 Mar 2022, 04:18:15 PM IST

Amit Shah, JP Nadda arrive at Ekana stadium 

Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president JP Nadda arrived at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium where the ceremony will take place. 

25 Mar 2022, 04:13:38 PM IST

UP CM-designate Yogi Adityanath arrives at Ekana stadium

UP CM-designate Yogi Adityanath arrived at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium where he will take the oath.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh, Haryana CM ML Khattar, Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur and others were also present.

25 Mar 2022, 03:59:33 PM IST

PM Modi arrived in Lucknow earlier in the day 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Lucknow on Friday for the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath. 

25 Mar 2022, 03:58:42 PM IST

Opposition leaders invited 

Several opposition leaders, including Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, have been invited to the oath-taking ceremony.

25 Mar 2022, 03:53:38 PM IST

Amit Shah arrives in Lucknow

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday arrived in Lucknow for the swearing-in ceremony.

 

25 Mar 2022, 03:41:35 PM IST

Visuals from Ekana stadium 

Crowds arrive at Ekana stadium
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Crowds arrive at Ekana stadium
25 Mar 2022, 03:30:06 PM IST

Some MLAs visit Adityanath's residence

Probably UP MLAs, including Vijay Lakmi Gautam (Salempur, Deoria), Sanjay Singh (Pilibhit) and Rakesh Rathore (Sitapur), visited the chief minister designate's residence in an indication that they might be asked to take the oath on Friday.

Others who are believed to have arrived there included several names of the outgoing ministry including Brijesh Pathak, Sandip Singh, Jitin Prasad besides former bureaucrat A K Sharma and BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh.

25 Mar 2022, 03:27:59 PM IST

BJP win in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls

The BJP won 255 seats in Uttar Pradesh with its allies in the state also registering impressive performance. The chief minister is expected to carry the momentum of the party's electoral victory to fulfil the poll promises and give a further push for the development of the state in his second term.

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