The Monk Who Became Chief Minister: The Definitive Biography of Yogi Adityanath by Shantanu GuptaFirst definitive biography of a monk who has become the chief minister of the most populous state of India. It captures the journey of a shy and introvert boy from the hills of Uttarakhand who has now become a man of consensus. On 19 March 2017, Yogi Adityanath took an oath as the twenty first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The book takes you through the journey of a shy and introvert boy from the hills of Uttarakhand, who had a modern education in the faculties of science from Kotdwar, later took sanyas and went through rigorous training in vedic education. From being a rebel politician inside and outside the party, he now has become a man of consensus. This book explores how a nathpanthi monk, learnt the nuances of politics from his guru, Mahant Awaidnath, and rose to take the highest position in Uttar Pradesh’s politics. Through extensive research I have accumulated unseen pictures, unheard instances, first-time interviews, with people close to Yogi, in this biography. A state with 22 crore people and 80 Lok Sabha seats, is one of the very crucial political pieces in Indias electoral puzzle. With a history of producing many Prime Ministers for the country, the State has given yet another prospect for the Prime Minister’s office, in the post-Modi era in the form of Yogi Adityanath. You have in your hands the first definitive biography of a monk who has become the Chief Minister of the most populous state of India.
Mayawati, the first CM to complete five years in U.P.
File Photo: AFP. The Dalit czarina, whose social engineering catapulted her to a simple majority of in the member Assembly in the elections, became the Chief Minister for the fourth time in , achieving the feat of former Chief Ministers Chandrabhanu Gupta and N. Tiwari of the Congress, who graced the post four times each. The history of the State shows that none of the 31 Chief Ministers was able to complete a five-year term, not even stalwarts like Gobind Ballabh Pant, Sucheta Kriplani, V. Pant took oath as first Chief Minister of the State on May 20, but two years later he was succeeded by Sampurnand.
Qazi Faraz Ahmad News18 qazifarazahmad. Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh will have its first cabinet reshuffle and expansion on Wednesday and is likely to get its third deputy chief minister. The latest move is being seen as an attempt to further consolidate grassroot politics in the state ahead of assembly polls. In the cabinet expansion, scheduled for 11am on Wednesday, more than a dozen new faces are expected to be sworn in as ministers. Seven existing ministers are also likely to be elevated based on their performance so far. Souces told News 18 that caste equations will also be kept in mind as they may play a crucial role in the state assembly polls.
In fact, UP is the most populous country subdivision in the world. The state has nearly million inhabitants and is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts with the capital being Lucknow.
Geography and History. Map of Uttar Pradesh in Hindi. Uttar Pradesh Map. Proposed New States. Agra Lucknow Expressway.
As per the Constitution of India , the governor is the state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the chief minister. Following elections to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly , the governor usually invites the party or coalition with a majority of seats to form the government. The governor appoints the chief minister, whose council of ministers are collectively responsible to the assembly. Given that he has the confidence of the assembly, the chief minister's term is for five years and is subject to no term limits. Among these is V. UP has also had two women chief ministers — Sucheta Kriplani and Mayawati.