Yogi Adityanath to meet PM Narendra Modi in Parliament today
21 March, 2017, 08:46 | Author: Valerie Burke
After Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party for selecting a man from the powerful clan for the top post, the latter said Adityanath was "caste-neutral" as he was a sanyasi (ascetic).
"One can not forget the fact that he has gone to the extreme of comparing Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan with Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed".
But the track record of Adityanath - who faces cases of attempted murder, criminal intimidation and inciting violence, according to an affidavit he filed with the Election Commission - has stirred some apprehension about Modi's pledge to build a "new India".
Adityanath is also a strong supporter of building a Hindu temple at the site of the destroyed Babri mosque in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. This is a very disappointing decision in a sense. Sharma has had a long association with the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) and is the party's national vice-president and in-charge of Gujarat.
BBC's south Asia analyst Anbarasan Ethirajan wrote: "But Mr Adityanath is widely regarded as a polarising figure because of his well-publicised anti-Muslim comments".
Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas:Yogi Adityanath vowed to pursue the agenda of "sabka sath, sabka vikas".
However, it is also the country's most politically important state because it sends the most number of MPs - 80 - to the federal Parliament.
The people of Uttar Pradesh will now be under a chief minister whose obnoxious statements from the past are reasons enough for anybody sensible to fear the road ahead for Uttar Pradesh.
Securing Uttar Pradesh was crucial for Mr Modi, who campaigned tirelessly and nearly singlehandedly carried the vote.
While campaigning, Adityanath praised Trump's travel ban, saying India's Hindus were under pressure to migrate from Uttar Pradesh. Maurya's image of being a chaiwallah who made it big in politics was compared with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Behind the much publicised "inclusive" exterior there is the old Modi still around, only waiting to return to his original agenda at an appropriate time.
Yogi Adityanath also discontinued services of all advisers, vice-chairmen and chairmen appointed by the previous SP government in different departments and corporations.
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It stood in direct contrast to the bluster and boasting of the modern political moment and of the president who nominated him. Notably, the confirmation hearing provided Cornyn and other Republicans an opportunity to give unqualified praise to Trump.
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