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New Delhi, March 18, 2017: Yogi Adityanath, the five-time parliamentarian, and the ascetic Hindutva face is the new Cheif Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He will be seen taking oath along with his ministers tomorrow at 2.15 pm tomorrow at Lucknow’s Smriti upvan complex near the Ambedkar memorial.

Here is what you need to know about the fiery Hindutva Leader, Yogi Adityanath, The Cheif Minister of Uttar Pradesh-

  • Reincarnation of Yogi Adityanath from Ajay Singh

RSS functionaries introduced Ajay Singh (Yogi) to the mahant of Gorakhshanath Temple. Ajay accompanied mahant to Gorakhpur and served him with full devotion. Happy with his meticulous servings to the temple, Ajay was given Guru Diksha on February 15, 1994, and was rechristened to Yogi Adityanath.

  • Full timer in Akhil Bhartiya Vidhya Parishad in college days

He is BSc in Maths from HNB university, Srinagar in Uttrakhand. He was actively involved in RSS and also appeared to be a full-timer in ABVP.

  • Founder of Hindu Yuva Vahini

Hindu Yuva Vahini is a Hindu Youth group who seek to provide a Hindu rightist platform through social, cultural and political activities. The youth activists set ablaze train protesting the arrest of Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur district jail.

  • Social Initiatives by Yogi Adityanath

Yogi had provided the hostel for socially and economically weaker and backward children. He also worked for mass-awakening against religious and social conventions. Furthermore, he has worked for continuing health facilities to rural areas.

  • Ostensible conversion of Christianity to Hinduism

In 2005, Adityanath allegedly led a binding purification which implicated the conversion of Christians to Hinduism.

  • Antagonistic Relations with BJP

For almost 10 years the relationship between Adityanath and BJP was in discord. BJP was not receptive to the considerable influence of Yogi in the eastern UP. The year 2007 Uttar Pradesh saw a clash between BJP and Adityanath. Yogi fielded his loyalist against BJP under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha.

  • Allegations on Pakistan

“The Pathankot attack has once against proved that Satan could change for the better but Pakistan cannot.” – quoted Adityanath on the aftermath of an assault on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot.

  • Retaliation to SRK’s Intolerance remark on the nation

Yogi Adityanath compared SRK with 26/11 terrorist Hafiz Sayed on stating the country intolerant. Yogi proclaimed that if the majority community were to boycott his films, Shah Rukh would have to ramble the streets like a common Muslim.

  • Yogi counterattack to those opposing SURYA NAMASKAR

The firebrand Hindutva leader reprimanded those who want to oppose Surya Namaskar can ‘leave Hindustan’. According to him, Lord Shankar was the biggest Yogi and those wanting to Yoga as well as Lord Shankar should stroll down the sea.

  • Vituperative on Muslim Women avenging forcible conversion of Hindu Women

Yogi Adityanath exhorted Hindu men to marry 100 Muslim women if one Hindu woman is forcibly converted to Islam. “The way Hindu Women are insulted is a shame and if the government doesn’t do anything, Hindus will take the matter into their own hands”, Yogi once quoted in an interview.

  • Campaign for Cow Protection and promotion

Yogi launched a campaign for declaring Cow as Rashtra Mata contending that it bolsters sentiments of every Indian.

– by Naina Mishra of Newsgram, Twitter: Nainamishr94

 

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Yogi Goverment Accepts Recommendations to Make Hindi and English and, Not Urdu, the Languages of Teaching in Madarsas

The recommendation, made on 15th May, also stated to follow the syllabus and books of NCERT. The suggestions were accepted by the cabinet on 22 May.

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The Yogi Adityanath Government has ordered all the madarsas across the states to take the classes in Hindi and English medium and not in Urdu. The decision came after the recommendations of the Arbi-Farsi Urdu Madarsa Board.

Madarsas have been at the forefront of criticism over the curriculum of their teachings. They are schools for Islamic instruction which deprives the students of the career-driven subjects like Mathematics, Science, English and Social Science. The government has also ordered to introduce all these subjects in the curriculum.

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The order was one of the promises of CM Yogi Adityanath to make his vision of modern madarsa true. Earlier, he had rejected the demand of shutting down of Madarsas stating that it will not help eradicate the basic problems and he further gave a view of modernized madarsa by including modern subjects. The recommendation, made on 15th May, also stated to follow the syllabus and books of NCERT. The suggestions were accepted by the cabinet on 22 May.

The state’s education department had also launched a large-scale anti-cheating campaign. Further, this move of modernizing madarsas is seen as a big step towards the reform in education section in Uttar Pradesh.