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Happy that Yogi Adityanath has been chosen as UP CM: Naidu

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

Union Minister M. on Sunday expressed happiness over (BJP) firebrand leader being elected as Chief Minister.

"We are very happy that has been elected as UP CM. He has sacrificed his life to fight against poverty and uplift the poor and we all expect him to continue his service and strengthen the state," Naidu told ANI.

Earlier also, Naidu had asserted that it was a watershed moment for the and it had become a common man's party.

Yogi Adityanath, a five-time MP from Gorakhpur, was unanimously elected Legislature Party leader at a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs last evening here. He, later, the Governor and staked claim to form the in the state.

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 15:42 IST