Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi

Newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath meets PM Narendra Modi in Delhi

Lucknow: Newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

The two leaders had a hour-long meeting at Parliament House and discussed several issues related to Uttar Pradesh.

After exchanging pleasantries with the Prime Minister, Adityanath met Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and some other BJP MPs.

The UP CM later went to meet BJP president Amit Shah.

The BJP's hardline Hindutva mascot Yogi Adityanath took over as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday with the promise of working for all sections of society without any discrimination.

Several political parties have criticised Adityanath's elevation to the post of Chief Minister.

44-year-old Adityanath, who was sworn-in as the 21st Chief Minister of the country's largest state, vowed to pursue the agenda of 'sabka sath, sabka vikas' (cooperation to all, development for all.

He heads a 47-member Council of Ministers, including two deputy CMs, which was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik at a grand 90-minute ceremony.