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Here's the full list of Cabinet ministers in Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 12:02
Here's the full list of Cabinet ministers in Yogi Adityanath govt in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath took oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Sunday afternoon along with a cavalry of ministers at Lucknow's Kanshiram Smriti Upvan.

The ceremony, held in the state capital, saw the swearing-in of 21 cabinet ministers, nine Ministers of State (MoS) with Independent Charge and 13 MoS.

Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma and BJP Uttar Pradesh president Keshav Prasad Maurya were sworn-in as the deputy chief ministers of the state.

Here's a list of newly appointed UP Cabinet ministers from the BJP:

Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi
Siddharth Nath Singh
Mukut Bihari Verma
Ashutosh Tandon
Chetan Chauhan
Shrikant Sharma 
Rajendra Pratap Singh
Om Prakash Rajbhar 
Brajesh Pathak 
Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary
Dara Singh Chauhan
Dharmpal Singh
SP Singh Baghel 
Surya Pratap Shahi
Suresh Khanna
Satish Mahana
Rajesh Agarwal 
Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Leaders sworn-in as Minister of State with Independent Charge were

Anil Rajbhar
Swati Singh
Swatantra Dev Singh
Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary
Dharam Singh Saini
Suresh Rana
Upendra Tiwari
Mahendra Singh
Anupama Jaiswal

Leaders inducted as Ministers of State (MoS) were:

Mannu Kori
Sandeep Singh
Suresh Pasi
Neelkanth Tiwari
Girish Chandra Yadav
Baldev Aulakh
Jai Kumar Singh Jacky
Atul Garg
Ranvendra Pratap Singh
Gulab Devi
Jai Prakash Nishad
Archana Pandey

Former cricketer Mohsin Raza was also sworn-in as Minister of State. Raza is the sole Muslim leader in Uttar Pradesh who found a position in Yogi Adityanath's Cabinet.

Yogi Adityanath, a five-time Lok Sabha MP from Gorakhpur, was unanimously elected the BJP Legislature Party leader at a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs in Lucknow last evening. He, later, met the Governor and staked claim to form the government in the state.

First Published: Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 19:04

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