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In the presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, BJP National President Shri JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, Chief Ministers of several BJP and NDA ruled states- MP CM Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Haryana CM Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, and Himachal Pradesh CM Shri Jairam Thakur, Union Ministers, dignitaries and thousands of BJP Karyakartas; Yogi Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for a record second successive time in a mega ceremony held at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on 25 March, 2022. Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya and Shri Brajesh Pathak also took oath as Deputy Chief Ministers. Apart from the two deputy CMs, 16 Cabinet ministers also took oath.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel administered the oath to Yogi Adityanath and 52 other council of ministers. Of the 52 ministers in this cabinet, 21 are those who have been retained from the old cabinet and 31 are fresh faces.

Earlier, a day before the swearing-in, Yogi Adityanath was unanimously elected by the newly elected MLAs as BJP legislature party leader in Uttar Pradesh. Soon after BJP’s meeting in Lucknow, Nishad Party leader Shri Sanjay Nishad and Apna Dal (S) President Shri Ashish Patel presented letters of support for the BJP government to Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel. Later, Yogi Adityanath reached the Raj Bhavan to stake his party’s claim to form the government.

Yogi Adityanath ended politicization of administration and decriminalized politics: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, who attended the BJP MLAs’ meeting as an observer, said the party’s successes in UP since 2014 has established that people favoured the politics of performance over that of casteism and appeasement. Shri Shah said Uttar Pradesh faced political instability for a long time due to casteist and dynastic parties.

“Referring to BJP’s trend-breaking two-time consecutive victory, the Home Minister said in the past 37 years, no party got full majority again in Uttar Pradesh. It is historic that the BJP is the only party which got over two-third of the seats for the second consecutive time.

Shri Shah said Yogi Adityanath ended politicization of administration and decriminalized politics. This assured everyone that law and order will come into action if someone files a complaint.

PM guides to provide good governance in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath

Addressing party’s newly elected MLAs, Yogi Adityanath said Prime Minister’s inclusive mantra of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” had its impact on the UP poll results, and thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah for guiding him throughout the first term.

Yogi Adityanath said, “I had no administrative experience when I became Chief Minister for the first time but Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi guided me to provide good governance in Uttar Pradesh”.

Shri Adityanath said, “People for the first time felt that houses for the poor could also be built, for the first time, it was felt that money could go directly into the accounts of the poor and festivals can now be celebrated in a peaceful manner in the state”, he added.

Noteworthy, the Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Yogi Adityanath breaking all myths returned to power with massive majority in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh in the recently held Assembly elections. This is only the second time in about four decades that a party has won two consecutive assembly polls in the state. In the house of 403 seats, the BJP with its alliance partners- Apna Dal (Soneylal) and NISHAD party got 273 seats with 41.3 per cent vote share.

After taking oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive term, Yogi Adityanath held the first meeting of the council of ministers at Lok Bhavan in the state’s capital city in Lucknow on the same day and took a number of decisions for the welfare of the people.


PM Shri Narendra Modi, who attended the swearing-in ceremony in Lucknow, took to twitter to wish Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet for the new innings. “Heartiest congratulations to Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet for taking the oath. The development journey in the last five years has marked several important milestones,” he wrote.

The Prime Minister said under Adityanath’s leadership, Uttar Pradesh will write another new chapter of progress by fulfilling the aspirations of people.


BJP National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, who attended the swearing-in ceremony in Lucknow Congratulated the new team in UP and in a twitter message said, “Hearty congratulations and best wishes to Yogi Adityanath, Shri KP Maurya and Shri Brajesh Pathak on taking oath again as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh.”

“I am sure that with the efforts of all of you, the state will touch new heights of success”, he said.

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Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah congratulated the entire team of the Yogi government 2.0. He said, “I am confident that under the leadership of PM Shri Narendra Modi ji you all will continue to work for the development of UP to set new standards of ‘sushasan’ and ‘gareeb kalyan’.”

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Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh also congratulated Yogi Adityanath and his team, including the two Deputy Chief Ministers, Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya and Shri Brajesh Pathak. “I am confident that this team will be successful in meeting the aspirations of the people under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath,” he tweeted.

Life Sketch

Yogi Adityanath was born in a Garhwali family on 5 June, 1972 in the village of Panchur, in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand (formerly in Uttar Pradesh). His father Shri Anand Singh Bisht was a forest officer.

He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in Uttarakhand.

Yogi Adityanath was the youngest member of the 12th Lok Sabha at the age of 26.
He has been elected to the Parliament from Gorakhpur for five consecutive terms (in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 elections).

After the massive victory of BJP in 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh he became the 21st Chief Minister of state and the fourth from the BJP on 19 March, 2017.

Yogi Adityanath completed 5 years in office.

After the landslide victory, Yogi Adityanath once again took oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh consecutively for the second time on 25th March, 2022 .