Yogi Adityanath is the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s selection of a pure Hindu leader for Chief Minister post have been a shock for religious minorities and we are getting all sort of positive and negative response.
“My government will work for all, not specifically for any caste or community” said Yogi Adityanath and have been intiated major steps since taking charge of the office.
Five big decision taken by Yogi Adityanath so far:
Sealing illegal slaughter houses
All illegal slaughterhouses would be closed down, there have been incident of sealing of slaughterhouses after Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in. Tunday Kababi in Lucknow that is famous for it’s buffalo meat, it have to shuts one outlet due to meat shortage. For the first time since it opened it served the restaurant served chicken and mutton kebabs to its customers.
Banned chewing of paan, gutka or tobacco in all government offices in the state. He was reportedly furious over red coloured stains of paan or betel leaf inside office complex. This is a common site not only in UP but everywhere in India.
The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have ordered all its officials to declare there assets within 15 days. The party’s national spokesperson Srikant Sharma said, “As uprooting corruption is the main agenda of our party, the CM in his first introductory meeting with his ministers directed them to give details of their income, moveable and immoveable properties with 15 days to the (party) organisation as well as the secretary (to CM).”
Crackdown on Non-Government advisers
The earlier Samajwadi Party government have appointed many non-government advisors, the post were offered to there relatives and political favourites. The new Chief Minister have sacked all services from said advisers, vice-chairmen and chairmen.
In order to control the sexual harassment incidents the new government have asked UP police to constitute Anti-Romeo Squad. Which will be present outside school and colleges to ensure safety of school and college going girls.
Who is Yogi Adityanath.
Mahant Yogi Adityanath was born as Ajay Singh Bisht into a Garhwali Rajput family on 5 June 1972 in the village of Panchur, in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand.
His father Anand Singh Bisht was a forest ranger. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in Uttarakhand.
He left home around 1990s to join the Ayodhya Ram temple movement. He came under the influence of Mahant Avaidyanath, the chief priest of the Gorakhnath Math, and became his disciple. Subsequently he was given the name ‘Yogi Adityanath’ and designated as the successor of the Mahant Avaidyanath.
He has been the Member of Parliament from the Gorakhpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh for five consecutive terms since 1998. He is also the founder of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a militant youth organisation that has been involved in communal violence.
He was appointed as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, a state in north India, in March 2017 after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured majority in the 2017 state assembly elections in which he was a prominent campaigner.