The Bhartiya Janata party,which won a lanslide victory in local elections in Uttar Pradesh,announced Yogi Adityanath as its unanimous choice for chief minister.

The elevation of Adityanath,came as a surprise to many observers after an election campaign in which Modi and other BJP figures emphasised economic develpoment over the party’s “Hindutva” agenda.

The illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh faced shutdowns from the administration after his becoming the Chief Minister. Yogi ordered the forming of anti-romeo squads which have found popularity among women in the state. He imposed a blanket ban on cow-smuggling and stay on UPPSC results, exams and interviews till further order. He imposed ban on tobacco,pan and gutka in government offices across the state and made the officials pledge to devote 100 hours every year for the Swachh Bharat Mission.

By:- Anik wadhwa


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