Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs take oath as Uttar Pradesh MLCs after being elected unopposed
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took oath as a member of the state Legislative Council.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took oath as a member of the state Legislative Council.
The two deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma were also administered the oath by the chairman of the Legislative Council Ramesh Yadav at a function at the Tilak Hall of the Legislative Building in Lucknow.
Two other ministers — Swantradev Singh and Mohsin Raza — also took oath.
All of them were recently declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council in by-elections to five seats that fell vacant when sitting members resigned.
All of them had to get elected to either the Assembly or the Legislative Council before 19 September in order to continue as ministers.
While Kanpur Dehat and Moradabad each recorded the highest polling figures at 12 percent, Deoria had the minimum turnout of nine percent
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