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All about Yogi Adityanath! The fiery Hindutva Leader is now Chief Minister of UP

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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 Adityanath Government in Uttar Pradesh Offering Cows for Adoption

The state government will pay a sum of Rs 30 per day to the person who adopts a cow for maintenance

Yogi Adityanath, Government, Uttar Pradesh
This is being done to check the growing problem of stray cows. Pixabay

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is now offering cows for adoption. This is being done to check the growing problem of stray cows.

The state government will pay a sum of Rs 30 per day to the person who adopts a cow for maintenance. People living in semi-urban and rural areas can adopt up to four stray cows, bulls and calves.

The scheme called the ‘Nirashrit/Besahara Govansh Sahbhagita Yojana’ was introduced on August 8 for management of stray cattle, but the execution order was issued on September 9.

The response has been overwhelming with the Lucknow administration having received 1,500 applications by Wednesday evening.

Yogi Adityanath, Government, Uttar Pradesh
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is now offering cows for adoption. Pixabay

Chief veterinary officer Tej Singh Yadav said, “We have received 1,500 adoption applications, mostly from farmers and landless daily wage earners. The scheme will add to their income and will help control stray cattle, responsible for damaging crops in villages and causing accidents in city.”

Of the 24,940 animals caught so far in Lucknow district, 9,079 have been ear-tagged and are available for adoption.

Over 4,400 are available with Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC), followed by 895 in Mohanlalganj, 833 in Maal and 789 in Malihabad blocks in the state.

According to LMC director (animal welfare) Arvind Rao, “The process of verification is underway and we will hand over the animals to deserving applicants in 15 days.”

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The state veterinary department will also conduct regular inspection of foster homes. “If an animal is sick, the owner will have to inform the department, which will arrange for free treatment. However, in case of death, a postmortem will be done to ascertain the cause and action will be taken if there is a foul play,” he explained.

Officials denied that Rs 30 per day was insufficient to feed a cow and said that non-crop fields on the outskirts of the city would allow foster homes to easily feed the adopted animal. The money can be saved. It will be an additional source of income for the poor families, they said.

The animals are being ear-tagged for easy identification if abandoned after adoption. “(IANS)