Yogi Adityanath becomes CM of Uttar Pradesh. Here are 5 things to know about him

Yogi Adityanath becomes CM of Uttar Pradesh. Here are 5 things to know about him
The suspense and wait is now over India’s largest state got it’s CM. BJP has picked Yogi Adityanath as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister.
Adityanath’s might be a good choice to strengthen BJP’s hold in the state, but it may also provide a lot of fuel for opposition to attack BJP.

Five things about Yogi Adityanath:
1)  Yogi Adityanath is the head priest of the Gorakhnath temple in the eastern UP city. Adityanath has been winning the Gorakhpur seat in UP since 1998; at 26, he was the youngest MP in the 12th Lok Sabha.
2) The fifth-term Lok Sabha member is the mascot of the party’s Hindutva-wrapped agenda of development.
3) The firebrand leader, known for his clout in east UP districts surrounding Gorakhpur, Adityanath was the second most sought-after campaigner in the state in the assembly elections after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
4) In 2002, Yogi Adityanath founded the Hindu Yuva Vahini. Labelled a socio-cultural outfit, its volunteers were known to use strong-arm tactics in riots, cow-protection drives and to stop ‘love jihad’. HYV has its presence across Gorakhpur, Mau, Deoria, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar and Siddharthnagar.
5) Adityanath’s original name was Ajay Singh Bisht. He has done BSc in Maths from HNB Garhwal University. A very popular leader in UP, he is known for his ability to attract eyeballs with his fiery speech.

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