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Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath is new UP CM, Swearing in tomorrow

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Lucknow, March 18: Yogi Adityanath is announced as next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, confirmed sources. The swearing in ceremony would take place tomorrow.

After party high command forwarded the coveted responsibility of announcing the name of UP CM to party President Amit Shah, Governor Ram Naik also said on Friday, “The new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh along with his Cabinet colleagues would take oath on March 19 at 5.00 PM at Kanshiram Smriti Upvan.”

The ascension of fireband leader of BJP, Adityanath strengthens the BJP’s ‘Hindutva’ establishment in the state, but it may provide enough fodder to the opposition to attack the saffron party on lines of ‘divisive politics’ at the same time.

Earlier, Yogi Adityanath’s supporters have put posters and raised slogans demanding him to be the Chief Minister.

The BJP secured so many seats in the state because of Adityanath. We don’t oppose anybody who’s in the running, but we want Yogi ji to be the Chief Minister,” they said.

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Seven days after Bharatiya Janta Party registered an unprecedented win in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the mystery over the name of Chief Minister name widened as supporters of Keshav Prasad Maurya and Yoginath flocked BJP office to demonstrate their support for their leaders.

Few names that were making rounds in media reports for the postion of UP CM were of state party chief Keshav Prasad Maurya, Union Minister Manoj Sinha, and Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath, who is also MP from Gorakhpur and Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh. Earlier Home Minister Rajnath Singh was suspected as the lead name for the position.Few Media reports including ANI and IANS claimed Union Telecom Minister and Ghazipur MP Manoj Sinha is going to be next UP CM owing to his large experience in the party operations.

Sinha however brushed off the reports. He said, I am not in race for CM post; Legislature party and Parliamentary board would decide and section of media is unnecessarily speculating.

Both Maurya and Yoginath were called to meet Amit Shah in the morning before the high-octane meeting of BJP’s 312 newly-elected MLAs to decide the final name in Luchnow.

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and national general secretary Bhupendra Yadav will also be present at the meeting to elect the chief minister.

Another group had demanded veteran leader Kalyan Singh to be given the coveted post making it a problem of plenty for the state leadership.

We know that he is the ruling Governor of a state, but we think he is the only one who can handle the state and its affairs,” one of the protestors said.

Since the BJP picked Trivendra Singh Rawat as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, a similar choice of caste in Sinha may strengthen the party’s stronghold in the north.

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Muslims are also descendants of Ram: Union Minister Giriraj Singh

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The union minster Giriraj Singh on Sunday said, Indian Muslims are not Babur’s descendants, Indian muslims are not foreigner.”

He claimed “India Muslims are descendants of Ram, our ancestors are same, although the worship criteria could be different. “

The leader retaliatating Owaisi who earlier said that the Masjid will be built where it was Giriraj Singh said,”They will go to Makka and Madina, where will we go, If Ram Temple isn’t built in India, will it be built in Pakistan.”

“People like Owaisi who are inspired by Jinnah wants to break the country,” he added.

However this is not the first time when Giriraj Singh has made a controversial, politically and socially peculiar comment on Ram Mandir and other things.

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Haryana degrading in Khattar Govt. no value of farmers, poor law and order situation: BS Hooda

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Former Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday attacked BJP government of Haryana for a drastic law and order situation in the state.

The leader said, “today there is no value of farmer in Haryana, no work for labour, the hospitals don’t have doctors.”

Pointing out that people in Haryana are not getting basic necessities of life he added that there’s no education in the schools and law and order has been ruined, culprits are no more afraid of the government.

Hooda also said that women are not secure in their house, children are not secure in Schools, goons are looting petrol pumps and other places, rape incidents has been increasing day by day and murders have become a common thing.

The senior Congress leader also mentioned BJP President Amit’ shah rally while criticising the government said, When BJP National President came to Haryana, the state govt spent Rs 22 Crore to deploy 150 companies of Paramilitary forces for his security.”

“How can they provide security to people of Haryana if they can’t provide security to their party’s national President?, he added.

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Some hours prior to demonetisation, PNB exchanged 90 crores of Nirav Modi: Majeed Memon

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The NCP leader, Majeed Memon on Sunday made a claim that a PNB branch changed 90 crore rupees of old denominations into the new some hours prior to demonetization.

The leader also claimed that Nirav Modi left India some hours before Prime minister Narendra Modi announced Demonetisation.

The leader told ANI, “some hours prior to PM’s announcement of ‘Demonetisation’, 90 crore rupees of cash was brought in one of the branches of PNB & were exchanged for billions or something. This needs to be investigated.”

Jewellery Tycoon Nirav Modi has been declared defaulter  after his company recieved LOUs of almost 12 thousand crores from a PNB branch illegally. Nirav Modi, along with his wife Ami, brother Neeshal and Mehul Choksi left India in the first week of January before the PNB accused them of committing the fraud.

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