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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM

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Lucknow, March 19: Five-time BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath swears in as the 21st chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday at Kanshiram Smriti Upvan in Lucknow.

Phoolpur MP Keshav Prasad Maurya and Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma have also taken oath as two deputy chief ministers of India’s largest state. Besides, 44 other ministers will take oath today.

The swearing-in ceremony is attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, a host of union ministers, six chief Ministers and senior party leaders. Tens of thousands of people have gathered to witness swearing in ceremony of a Yogi as chief of the state.

Dressed in his characteristic saffron robes, Adityanath, after taking the oath, walked over to and sought the blessings of senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The other ministers who were administered to the UP Cabinet by Governor Ram Naik and took oath today included: Swami Prasad Maurya, Surya Pratap Shahi, Suresh Khanna, Satish Mahana, Rajesh Agarwal, Rita Bahuguna, Dara Singh Chauhan, Dharmpal Singh, S P Singh Baghel,Satyadev Pachauri, Ramapati Shastri, Jay Pratap Singh, Siddharth Nath Singh, Mukut Bihari Verma, Ashutosh Tandon, Chetan Chauhan, Shrikant Sharma, Rajendra Pratap Singh, Om Prakash Rajbhar, Brajesh Pathak and Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, Swatantra Dev Singh, Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary, Dharam Singh Saini, Suresh Rana, Upendra Tiwari, Mahendra Singh, Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi, Anupama Jaiswal and Mohsin Raza.

The swearing in ceremony to begin Shortly.

Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav also attended the ceremony at Lucknow Smriti Upvan to attend swearing in of new UP CM. He mingled well with BJP leaders.

Earlier in the Morning Union Minister of Urban Development Venkiah Naidu praised Yogi and said he himself asked for 2 deputy CMs as he want to work for the state.

 

Elaborate arrangements have been made for the ceremony. As per media reports, double decker Boeing 747 carrying sadhus-sanyasis landed at Lucknow airport this morning.

State’s Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar, Director General of Police Javeed Ahmad along with other senior officials visited the venue, Smriti Upvan park, to take stock of the preparations and security arrangements.

Adityanath also visited the venue in the morning escorted by the Bharatiyta Janata party’s state General Secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak.

Hundreds of Adityanath’s supporters from all across the state have reached Lucknow to attend the ceremony.

Meanwhile, celebrations started in Gorakhpur, from where Adityanath is a Lok Sabha member.

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Food poisoning kills 4, at least 70 hospitalised in Maharashtra

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After the dinner, many people complained of stomach aches, suddenly started vomiting incessantly and were rushed to nearby private clinics and hospitals. (Representative Photo)

Raigad (Maharashtra), June 19: At least four people were killed due to suspected food-poisoning after a house-warming dinner here, news agency IANS quoted police official as saying on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at the new home of Subhash Mane, who had organised a vaastu-shanti pooja in Mahad village, followed by the celebratory dinner on Monday night, a Raigad Police spokesman said.

After the dinner, many people complained of stomach aches, suddenly started vomiting incessantly and were rushed to nearby private clinics and hospitals, the report said.

Mahad village in Khalapur is around 75 kms from Mumbai.

Of the 70 others still admitted to the hospital, the condition of at least five is described as critical, IANS quoted the spokesperson as saying.

Meanwhile, the  case has been registered as further investigations are underway.

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Partly cloudy morning in Delhi

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New Delhi, June 19: The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy morning on Tuesday but the sky is likely to be mainly clear in the day ahead, the weather office said.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, a scientist at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) was moderate on Tuesday morning, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 39 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 67 per cent.

Monday’s maximum temperature was 36.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

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Bihar: 6 children killed as car falls into pond in Ararriya

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Patna, June 19: At least six children lost their lives after the SUV they were travelling into fell into a pond in  Ararriya’s Tarabadi on Tuesday morning.

According to news agency ANI, one person has been rescued from the accident spot.

Last week , four women were killed and eight others were wounded in a collision on National Highway-28 in Samastipur district.

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