Yogi Adityanath (formerly known as Ajay Mohan Bisht) was born on 5th June 1972 in Panchur village in Pauri Garhwal district in Uttar Pradesh state. His father name is Anand Singh Bisht and has three brothers and three sisters, he being the second among all the seven children in the family. Yogi studied B.Sc Mathematics from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Yogi Adityanath – Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh State
After BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party) won legislative assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh state, India’s most populated state, which was held from 11th February 2017 to 8th March 2017, Yogi Adityanath was appointed as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 26th March 2017.
Yogi Adityanath promised the people of Uttar Pradesh state that development activities will be into action for all the sections of the society in the state without any discrimination. He also said that this government will not segregate any caste, gender, religion etc. Everybody will get benefits from the development schemes implemented by the government.
Now here are some other important decisions taken by Yogi Adityanath as CM of Uttar Pradesh:
- Yogi Adityanath has initiated ‘The Anti-Romeo Squad’ in Uttar Pradesh to control eve-teasing and balance the overall Law and Order problems.
- He said that this government would aid financial assistance of Rs 1,00,000/- for devotees who wish to visit the temple ‘Kailash Manasarovar’, a religious temple for Hindus.
- CM Yogi accomplished the BJP’s assurance of taking action against illegal butchery or slaughter houses. Already two slaughterhouses in Allahabad, Atala, and Rambagh were locked.
- Similar actions were imposed in Dasna area in Ghaziabad district wherein one slaughter was made to drop out. And one more slaughterhouse in Varanasi found running illegally was stopped. Even in the capital city Lucknow, some meat shops identified as illegal were fixed.
- CM Yogi with top lady civil servants requested that policemen assure peace and harmony in the state.
- CM also requested that no minister in the state will be allowed to use the red reference points on their personal vehicles.
- Chief Minister also declared the authorities to attend the meetings of the Sankalp Yatra – BJP’s vision report for the year 2017 assembling of races in the state requesting that they focus on the chronicles and ensure its quick and finish usage. He also added to the officials that the activities or the scheme carried by different streams in the state government must conform to the gathering’s vision report.
- CM Yogi guided senior cops and managerial authorities to abundantly screen online networking for encouraging police intervention in episodes that could agitate combined agreement in the state. In addition, he spoke to all the officials to alter their outlook towards treating ladies and he will stand on zero flexibility in terms of ladies’ protection if found.
- CM also terminated administrators delegated by Samajwadi Party, bad habit directors, administrators of all counselors in various departments and organizations.
- Implying the point of the killing of a local BSP(Bahujan Samaj Party) leader in Allahabad, CM Yogi asked Javeed Ahmed, coordinated DGP to bring the suspects under control and prepare an outline for reforming lawfulness control in the state within 15 days.
- Yogi Adityanath requested all the priests to disclose their wages within 15 days and produce the discriminating elements to the BJP office and the CM secretariat.
- He also advised all the priests not to show any untrustworthy expressions which may lead to debate or outrage opinions of some people in the state.
- Adityanath being a religious priest and a faithful gau-Sevak has requested area police officials to impose a radical restriction on smuggling of cows or bovines and also encircle a ‘zero resistance’ plan of action on the people involved in this forbidden exercises.
- CM Yogi Adityanath after meeting Mahesh Sharma, the Union Tourism minister spoke about the development of Ramayana exhibition hall in Ayodhya. For this reason, the state government has emptied 25 section of land and the central government has disbursed Rs 154 crores for this project as of now.
- He promised the people of Uttar Pradesh state that this government will provide a better supply of water, roads and improved electricity.
Yogi Adityanath was held with these positions before appointed as CM of UP:
- In the year 1998, Yogi Adityanath at the age of 26 years was the youngest member to be elected to the 12th Lok Sabha and was further elected consecutively for four times for Gorakhpur constituency.
- During 1998-99, Yogi was the member of Committee on Civil Supplies, Food, Public Distribution and a member of its Sub-Committee-B on Department of Edible oil and Sugar; Member of Ministry of Home Affairs and Member of Consultative Committee.
- In the year 2004, Member of Committee on Government Assurances, Member of Committee of External Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs and Member of Consultative Committee.
- In the year 2009, he became Member of Committee on Transport, Tourism, and Culture.
Yogi Adityanath was involved in these controversies before appointed as CM:
There are several criminal cases registered against Yogi Adityanath and controversies in which he is involved. Here are some of them
- He being a religious priest and a promoter of Hinduism was charged against for rioting, armed with deadly weapons, attempt to murder, unlawful assembly, endangering the personal safety or life of others, criminal intimidation, and trespassing on burial places.
- In 2005, Yogi Adityanath wanted to start a purification drive for transforming Christians into Hinduism.
- Yogi in 2015 said whoever opposes the tradition of Yoga must leave the country and be submerged.
- Yogi Adityanath being a strong aficionado of construction of Ram-mandir in a disputed land in Ayodhya drove Bharatiya Janata Party’s Hindutva canvas in eastern Uttar Pradesh to establish a powerbase of the party.
- As a successor of Mahant Avaidyanath, Yogi Adityanath’s mission was to convert all other religious groups into Hinduism.
Unknown or Lesser Known Facts about Yogi Adityanath:
- In the 1990s, at the time of Ram Temple Movement, Yogi at the age of 21 years left his house by the deep inclination towards Hinduism.
- In 1994, Yogi turned out to be the disciple of Mahant Avaidyanath, whom he met at Gorakhnath Temple at Rishikesh and settled here. His guru then changed his name from Ajay Mohan Bisht to Yogi Adityanath.
- Yogi’s political journey started in the year 1996 and was in charge of handling the campaign of Mahant Avaidyanath during the election.
- Yogi won by a margin of 1,42,308 votes in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
- “Hindu Yuva Vahini” was the group associated by Yogi for social, Cultural activities and was popular in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
- Mahant Avaidyanath was the spiritual leader for Yogi and he is the president of Hindu Maha Sabha.
- Yogi was one of the several BJP MP’s who did not obey to the principles of the party on the Women’s reservation bill during 2010.
- With his provocative religious speeches, Yogi turned out to be a “Firebrand Hindutva face of BJP”
Fun talk of Yogi Adityanath is that his face resembles the face of a Hollywood actor Vin Diesel
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