Yogi Adityanath’s Record 2nd Oath Today, Big Show, Invites Akhilesh Yadav

The BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh by winning 255 out of 403 constituencies.

New Delhi:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Yogi Adityanath has invited former Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati for his grand swearing-in ceremony later today. He also dialled Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav regarding the event.

Here’s your 10-point guide to this big story:

  1. Hours before Yogi Adityanath’s oath, newly elected MLAs and MLCs have started arriving at the Chief Minister’s residence. Many of them are tipped for ministerial posts. The meeting has triggered speculation about his new ministers.

  2. Jitin Prasada, Satish Sharma, Brajesh Pathak, AK Sharma, Asim Arun, Dinesh Khatik, Arun Valmiki, Ashish Patel, Sanjay Nishad, and Baby Rani Maurya are among the Minister hopefuls who have already arrived. Sunil Bansal, Baldev Singh Aulakh, Sandeep Singh, BL Verma, Nitin Agarwal, Swatantra Dev Singh, Sanjeev Gaur, and Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary were also seen at the Chief Minister’s residence.

  3. The BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh by winning 255 out of 403 constituencies, securing a 41.29 per cent vote share. Yogi Adityanath, who led his party to a thumping victory, will be the first Chief Minister in the last 37 years to return to power after completing a full term in the state.

  4. He was on Thursday elected the head of the legislature party ahead of his swearing-in ceremony today. Shortly after being elected, he met Governor Anandiben Patel and staked a claim to form the government in the state.

  5. The oath ceremony of the Chief Minister and his cabinet will be held on Friday, which will be attended by PM Modi. Preparations are being made for thousands of guests, including senior party leaders, Union Ministers and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states.

  6. Several Bollywood stars, including Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut and Boney Kapoor, have also received invitations for the mega swearing-in ceremony.

  7. The team of the recently released controversial Hindi movie “The Kashmir Files” has also been invited. Actor Anupam Kher and director Vivek Agnihotri are expected to attend.

  8. Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP Chief JP Nadda will also attend the mega event. All present and past BJP state Chief Ministers have been invited.

  9. Around 85 thousand people will be attending the grand ceremony, news agency ANI reported quoting sources. A grand stage has been set up and posters have been put with slogans that read ‘Naye Bharat ka Naya UP‘(New UP of New India).

  10. The ceremony will be held at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow at 4 pm.

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