Yogi Adityanath oath highlights: Council of ministers to meet tomorrow at 10am

Yogi Adityanath oath-taking highlights: Yogi Adityanath sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Sharma took oath as deputy chief ministers.
PM Narendra Modi waves at the crowd at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium. Yogi Adityanath, who sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second time and Keshav Prasad Maurya, who took oath as the deputy CM, stand with him on the stage. (ANI Photo)
PM Narendra Modi waves at the crowd at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium. Yogi Adityanath, who sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second time and Keshav Prasad Maurya, who took oath as the deputy CM, stand with him on the stage. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 11:25 PM IST
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Yogi Adityanath oath-taking highlights: Yogi Adityanath sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second straight term at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP president Amit Shah are present along with the state governor Anandiben Patel. Chief ministers of several BJP-ruled states are also present at the event, along with union ministers, industrialists, and ministers of other states. Anurag Thakur, Dharmendra Pradhan, Rajnath Singh,  Piyush Goyal, Bhupendra Yadav, Smriti Irani, and Hardeep Singh Puri, among others, are also present.

Massive preparations were underway since Thursday for the gala ceremony. Thousands of people have gathered at the Ekana Stadium for the Yogi 2.0 government's swearing-in ceremony.

The BJP claimed a voting share percentage of 41 percent this time in UP. The next on the list was Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party that claimed a voting share percentage of 32 per cent.

 

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  • Mar 25, 2022 10:23 PM IST

    UP council of ministers to meet again tomorrow at 10am: KP Maurya

    Following Yogi Adityanath's first council of ministers' meeting today, UP deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya said that it was held “just know each other as it is a large Council of Ministers,” according to ANI. “The Council of Ministers will meet again at 10am tomorrow,” he was quoted as saying.

  • Mar 25, 2022 09:25 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath holds first meeting with his council of ministers

    Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath holds the first meeting of the newly sworn-in council of ministers in the state, in Lucknow on Friday. Read more.

  • Mar 25, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav takes jibe at Adityanath after oath-taking event

    SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took to Twitter to congratulate the new government under Yogi Adityanath who took oath as ministers during the day. He said the swearing-in ceremony took place at the stadium built by his government. Read more

  • Mar 25, 2022 05:29 PM IST

    PM Modi shares stage on Adityanath, other newly sworn-in ministers

    According to pictures shared by news agency ANI, PM Narendra Modi was seen waving at the crowd at Lucknow's Ekana Stadium where Yogi Adityanath took oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second term. Other newly sworn-in ministers, including KP Maurya - who was retained as the deputy CM of the northern state, was also present with him.

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:59 PM IST

    Baby Rani Maurya takes oath as minister in UP government

    Former Uttarakhand governor Baby Rani Maurya takes oath as a minister in the Yogi Adityanath 2.0 government. She is one of only five women who have been chosen to be part of the 52 ministers in the Adityanath cabinet.

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    Keshav Maurya, Brajesh Pathak take oath as the deputy chief ministers of UP

    Keshav Maurya has been sworn in as the deputy chief minister for the second time, this despite losing elections from his seat Sirathu. Brajesh Pathak has been sworn in as deputy chief minister, replacing Dinesh Sharma

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:22 PM IST

    Yogi Adiyanath takes oath as UP chief minister for second time

    Yogi Adiyanath takes oath as UP chief minister for second time

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:18 PM IST

    PM Modi arrives at Yogi Adityanath swearing-in venue

    PM Modi arrives at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium for Yogi Adityanath's swearing in

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:15 PM IST

    Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda arrive at Ekana Stadium

    Union home minister Amit Shah, BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda arrive at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium for Yogi Adityanath's swearing in

  • Mar 25, 2022 04:10 PM IST

    Several BJP ministers present on stage

    Union ministers Smriti Irani, VK Singh, Rajnath Singh present on stage for the gala swearing in

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:59 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath arrives at Ekana Stadium for mega oath ceremony

    UP chief minister-designate Yogi Adityanath arrives at Ekana Stadium for mega oath ceremony. He will be administered oath by UP governor Anandiben Patel

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    Union home minister Amit Shah arrives in Lucknow

    Union home minister Amit Shah arrives in Lucknow to attend Yogi Adityanath's oath ceremony

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:44 PM IST

    PM Modi arrives in Lucknow for Yogi Adityanath's swearing in

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Lucknow to attend Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:37 PM IST

    Top BJP leaders begin arriving at Ekana Stadium 

    Massive crowd at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow for Yogi Adityanath's oath ceremony. Senior BJP leaders including Keshav Prasad Maurya are already present. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:30 PM IST

    ‘The Kashmir Files’ director Vivek Agnihotri, star Anupam Kher also to attend Yogi Adityanath's swearing in

    Among the high-profile dignitaries invited for the gala event are ‘The Kashmir Files’ filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri and actor Anupam Kher. Read full report

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Industrialists from Noida invited to chief minister Yogi’s swearing-in

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has invited about 30 key investors and industrialists from Noida to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh chief minister-designate Yogi Adityanath, slated to be held in Lucknow on Friday, officials of the Noida Entrepreneur Association (NEA), a consortium comprising over 15,000 industrial units, said. Full report

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:12 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath swearing-in: Things to know about UP's chief minister-elect

    Yogi Adityanath will be sworn-in for a second term as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, in a grand ceremony at Lucknow’s Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium. Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony, which will begin at 4pm, here are a few things to know about Yogi Adityanath

  • Mar 25, 2022 03:04 PM IST

    BJP supporters offer 'aartis' of bulldozers before Yogi Adityanath's swearing-in

    The Bharatiya Janata Party supporters held prayers in temples and perform 'aartis' of bulldozers in the run-up to the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected government in Uttar Pradesh, ANI reported

  • Mar 25, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    Anticipating cabinet berth, some MLAs visit Adityanath's residence

    Amid the suspense over Yogi Adityanath's new cabinet, some MLAs visited the chief minister designate's residence in an indication that they might be asked to take the oath here later on Friday, PTI reported. With the swearing in scheduled at 4 pm, the political scene was abuzz after reports that phone calls had been made to some of the legislators to rush to the chief minister's residence immediately.

  • Mar 25, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Massive crowd at Ekana Stadium for Yogi Adityanath's oath ceremony

    People have assembled in large numbers at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow to witness Yogi Adityanath's swearing in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second straight time.

  • Mar 25, 2022 02:35 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath fourth BJP chief minister to rule UP

    Yogi Adityanath, who will be sworn-in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second straight time, is the fourth BJP leader to rule the state. Kalyan Singh, Rajnath Singh and Ram Prakash Gupta are the other three chief ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party.

  • Mar 25, 2022 02:26 PM IST

    Yogi govt will resolve stray cattle issue: Dinesh Sharma

    Ahead of Yogi Adityanath's swearing-in, caretaker deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma said that the BJP government will expedite work to resolve the stray cattle menace, ANI reported. "It's a historic event in the politics of Uttar Pradesh as it is for the first time after a span of 37 years that a party has been re-elected to power in UP under the same leadership. It's the fruit of all the public-centric policies adopted by our government. We will speed up the work related to stray animals in UP, especially cows," he told ANI


  • Mar 25, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Probable ministers in UP Yogi cabinet 

    Some probable ministers in the new Yogi Adityanath's cabinet include Keshav Prasad Maurya, Dinesh Sharma, Baby Rani Maurya, Brijesh Pathak, Swatantra Dev Singh, AK Sharma

  • Mar 25, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath's cabinet likely to have 2 deputy ministers again

    Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet may again have two deputy chief ministers, said sources. Outgoing deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, besides Baby Rani Maurya are seen among the top contenders for the posts.

  • Mar 25, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    BJP UP's video of Yogi Adityanath ahead of oath-taking

    Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony, BJP UP has posted a video of Yogi Adityanath's campaigns, wins on its Twitter account. “The godlike people of the state have once again ensured the victory of development and good governance by breaking the chains of appeasement,” they wrote. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    More women ministers likely in the new Yogi Adityanath cabinet

    The new Yogi Adityanath cabinet is expected to be bolstered by more women ministers this time. Setting its eyes on the big 2024 Lok Sabha poll battle, the number of women ministers is likely to go up from existing tally of four.

  • Mar 25, 2022 12:33 PM IST

    Baby Rani Maurya likely to be considered as a top contender in new Cabinet

    Amid speculation about Uttar Pradesh having two deputy chief ministers again, all eyes will be on the new Yogi Adityanath cabinet. Baby Rani Maurya is being viewed as a top contender this time for the post.

  • Mar 25, 2022 12:29 PM IST

    Pushkar Singh Dhami ahead of Yogi's swearing-in ceremony

    Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of UP-designate Yogi Adityanath, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami lauded the second consecutive win. “In Uttar Pradesh, a full majority govt is formed under the leadership of PM Modi and Yogi Adityanath. For the first time govts have been repeated in UP and Uttarakhand,” he told ANI.

  • Mar 25, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    Head priest of Gorakhpur temple performs special puja 

    Head priest of Gorakhpur temple performs special puja ahead of oath-taking ceremony of CM-designate Yogi Adityanath. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 11:47 AM IST

    Big saffron lotus decorated at Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium

    As UP decorates itself for Yogi's oath-taking ceremony, a huge saffron lotus has been put at the cricket stadium where the ceremony will be held. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    Karnataka CM to attend Yogi's oath-taking ceremony

    Karnataka Chief Minister & BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath.

  • Mar 25, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    Four general secretaries roped in for preparations: Lucknow media-in charge 

    Four General Secretaries have been roped in for the preparation, one will be handling VIP guest list, another will be handling VIP seating. Meanwhile, another one will be handling seating in general and the fourth general secretary is looking after the decoration work: Praveen Garg, media-in charge, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

  • Mar 25, 2022 11:04 AM IST

    Mukesh Ambani invited for Yogi's oath-taking ceremony

    Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and 60 other business tycoons have been invited to watch Yogi Adityanath take oath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second time. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 09:54 AM IST

    Nitish Kumar to attend Yogi Adityanath’s swearing-in ceremony

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will attend the swearing-in function of Yogi Adityanath as his Uttar Pradesh counterpart in Lucknow on Friday.

    Read more: Nitish Kumar to attend Yogi Adityanath’s swearing-in ceremony

  • Mar 25, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Final preparations of the grand swearing-in ceremony

    Yogi Adityanath's swearing-in ceremony as UP CM Today: Preparations underway (HT)
    Yogi Adityanath's swearing-in ceremony as UP CM Today: Preparations underway (HT)

    Final preparations for a grand swearing-in ceremony of the second Yogi Adityanath government at Atal Vihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in Lucknow underway. 

  • Mar 25, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    Yogi Adityanath's oath-taking ceremony today

    Yogi Adityanath will swear-in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh today in Lucknow's Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium today. All chief ministers of BJP-led states, union ministers, industrialists are expected to attend the event. 

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