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Yogi Adityanath Took Oath As Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister In Lucknow On Sunday. During The Oath Taking Ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi And BJP President Amit Shah Were Also Present.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 19 Mar 2017, 05:02:51 PM
Yogi Adityanath (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

Yogi Adityanath took oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in Lucknow on Sunday. During the oath taking ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah were also present.

Yogi Adityanath and his Cabinet colleagues took oath at 2.15 pm on Sunday at Kanshiram Smriti Upvan in Lucknow.

In a move that surprised many, the 44-year-old five-term MP from Gorakhpur was elected the BJP legislature party leader at a meeting of the newly elected MLAs, a week after BJP won a resounding three-fourth majority in the key Hindi heartland state, making a combeback to power after 15 years.

As it happened:

#345PM

Swearing-in ceremony ends with National Anthem; Senior leaders seen congratulating each other

#3:33 PM

Former cricketer Mohsin Raza sworn in as Minister of State in Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh Government.

#3:25 PM

Anil Rajbhar, Swati Singh take oath as Ministers of State (Independent) in Uttar Pradesh Government. 

# 3:18 PM

Swatantra Dev Singh, Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary & Dharam Singh Saini take oath as Ministers of State (Independent) in Uttar Pradesh Government

3:12 PM

Suresh Rana, Upendra Tiwari & Mahendra Singh take oath as Ministers of State (Independent) in Uttar Pradesh Government

# 3:10 PM

Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi takes oath as a cabinet minister of Uttar Pradesh government

# 3:05 PM

Anupama Jaiswal sworn in as Minister of State (Independent) in Uttar Pradesh Government, oath administered by Governor Ram Naik

# 3:00 PM

Siddharth Nath Singh, Mukut Bihari Verma and Ashutosh Tandon sworn in as Cabinet Ministers in the Uttar Pradesh Government

# 2:55 PM

Chetan Chauhan, Shrikant Sharma & Rajendra Pratap Singh take oath as cabinet ministers of Uttar Pradesh government

# 2:54 PM

Om Prakash Rajbhar, Brajesh Pathak and Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary take oath as cabinet ministers of UP Govt, administered by Governor Ram Naik

# 2:50 PM

Satyadev Pachauri, Ramapati Shastri & Jay Pratap Singh take oath as cabinet ministers of Uttar Pradesh government

# 2:41 PM

Dara Singh Chauhan, Dharmpal Singh, S P Singh Baghel take oath as cabinet ministers of Uttar Pradesh Govt, administered by Governor Ram Naik

# 2:40 PM

Satish Mahana, Rajesh Agarwal & Rita Bahuguna Joshi take oath as cabinet ministers of Uttar Pradesh government

# 2:40 PM

Surya Pratap Shahi and Suresh Khanna take oath as a cabinet ministers of Uttar Pradesh government

# 2:39 PM

Swami Prasad Maurya takes oath as a Cabinet Minister of Uttar Pradesh Government

#2:26 PM

Dinesh Sharma takes oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

# 2:24 PM

Keshav Prasad Maurya takes oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

# 2:22 PM

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as 21st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

# 2:16 PM

Chhattisgarh CM R Singh, MP CM Shivraj S Chouhan & Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu attend swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM

# 2:15 PM

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, Goa CM Parrikar arrive at Lucknow's Smriti Upvan to attend swearing in ceremony of UP CM designate Yogi Adityanath

# 2:11 PM

Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Mulayam Yadav, Uma Bharti arrive at Lucknow's Smriti Upvan to attend swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM

# 2:05 PM

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Lucknow airport to attend swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM

# 2:00 PM

Akhilesh Yadav arrives at Lucknow's Smriti Upvan to attend swearing in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM

# 1:32 PM

No threat to anyone, you can live comfortably, says Murli Manohar Joshi on being asked about safety of minority communities

#1:26 PM

Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav will also participate in the oath-taking ceremony of UP CM designate Yogi Adityanath and his Cabinet ministers

#12:48 PM

Probable list of ministers taking oath today with UP CM in Lucknow

# 12:24 PM

We remained glued to our TV yesterday awaiting the news, later we celebrated and burst crackers on the good news: Yogi Adityanath's sister

# 12:23 PM

Uttarakhand: Celebrations in UP CM designate Yogi Adityanath's residence in Panchur, Yamkeshwar

# 12:20 PM

Possible Cabinet of Yogi Adityanath:

Yogi Adityanath (CM), Keshav Maurya (Deputy CM), Dinesh Sharma (Deputy CM), Suryapratap Shahi, Brajesh Pathak, Radhamohan Das Agarwal, Swami Prasad Maurya, Rani Pakshalika Singh, Rampal Verma, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Pankaj Singh, Sangeet Som, Swati Singh, Suresh Rana, Ram Kumar Verma, Laxmikant Bajpai, Suresh Khanna, Gopal Tandon, Hridaya Narayan Dikshit, Anil Rajbhar, Sidhartha Nath Singh, Rakesh Rathore, Nilkanth Tiwari

# 12:01 PM

From the very start he had this aim of serving the people, now that he has become CM I'm really very happy: Father of Yogi Adityanath

# 11:41 AM

Yogi openly requested me for two Deputy CMs who would help him as Uttar Pradesh is a big state. The trio will be a good combination: Venkaiah

# 11:40 AM

Yogi is an honest man, nobody can raise a finger on his commitment. Also, winning from the same seat 5 times is not a small thing: Venkaiah Naidu

# 11:32 AM

It'll be a new era of development with PM's vision & Yogi's action, a new dawn is set in the offing for UP: Sudhanshu Trivedi, BJP

# 11:24 AM

People in Gorakhpur celebrate and rejoice as Yogi Adityanath is set to take oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister today

# 11:23 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to leave for Lucknow at 12:55 PM. He will reach Lucknow at 1:55 PM. PM Modi to reach oath ceremony venue at 2:15 PM

# 11:00 AM

Clash between Yogi Adityanath’s security personnel and his supporters witnessed at VVIP guest house. Supporters want to enter the guest house while security personnel are not allowing them to do so

# 10:44 AM

First Cabinet meet of Yogi Adityanath's government will be chaired at 4:30 PM. The newly elected BJP government’s first Cabinet meet has been called immediately after the oath-taking ceremony. There are reports that in the first Cabinet meet itself, orders will be given to close slaughter houses in state. As well, loan waiver of farmers may also be announced

# 10:42 AM

The preparations for oath-taking ceremony has been done. Yogi Adityanath to reach the venue at 12 PM

# 10:40 AM

After swearing in, Yogi Adityanath to take charge as CM in Lok Bhawan, followed by a meeting with ministers. Will address PC thereafter at 5PM

# 10:22 AM

For me, Modi ji being the PM of India, & my younger brother Yogi ji becoming UP CM is the best news of the 21st century: Uma Bharti, Union Min

# 10:20 AM

No issues with Adityanath being chosen as CM. I have been entrusted with responsibility of Dy CM; will work on law & order situation: KP Maurya

#9:38 AM

UP CM designate Yogi Adityanath slated to visit Gorakhpur ahead of oath taking, cancels plan for now; presently at VVIP Guest House in Lucknow

#8:43 AM

Uttar Pradesh CM designate Yogi Adityanath visits Smriti Upwan in Lucknow ahead of his oath taking ceremony today

# 7:58 AM

Yogi Adityanath leaves for Gorakhpur, after meeting with DGP Javeed Ahmad, Principal secy Home Devashish Panda and SSP Lucknow

State BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya, who was himself in contention for the top job, first announced Adityanath’s election.

Maurya, the MP from Phulpur in Allahabad, will be the Deputy Chief Minister apart from senior BJP leader and Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma.

Also read: Congress, BJP spar over Yogi Adityanath's elevation as UP chief minister

Later, addressing the media, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who along with BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav was present at the meeting as central observer for the election, told a press conference that Adityanath’s name was proposed by Suresh Khanna, an 8-term MLA, and seconded by 10 others.

Naidu said even after the proposal was made, he asked the 312 newly elected MLAs if they wanted to propose anybody else for the post, but they all backed Adityanath unanimously.

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First Published : 19 Mar 2017, 08:13:00 AM

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