New UP CM to take oath on March 19

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The swearing-in ceremony of the new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister will be held at Lucknow's Smriti Upwan on March 19.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will attend the ceremony.

The party insiders said the next Chief Minister's name will be announced on Saturday after the Legislative Party meeting in Lucknow.

The BJP-plus, which won 325 seats in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, will meet at 5 pm on Saturday to pick the next Chief Minister. (ANI)