Firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath on Saturday named the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath is 5th time Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur Constituency, Uttar Pradesh.
Adityanath is the head priest of the Gorakhnath Mutt, a temple in Gorakhpur. He is also the founder of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a social, cultural and nationalist group of youth who seek to provide rightist Hindu platform.
According to reports, slogans were being raised in the meeting in favour of Yogi Adityanath becoming the chief minister. Yogi Adityanath named chief minister designate, ANI tweeted.
Yogi holds a Bachelors degree in Science from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Uttarakhand.
The swearing-in of the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will be held in Lucknow at 5 pm on Sunday.