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Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: All are safe in his rule, says Murli Manohar Joshi

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

In the wake of (BJP) firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath's ascension to Chief Minister, senior party leader on Sunday asserted there was no danger for any minority community under the former's rule.

"Koi khatra nahi hai, aap aaram se rahiye. (There is no danger; all will feel comfortable under his rule) That is my surety," he said.

Joshi further asserted the people of the state would see development in his constituency.

"has brought a lot of development in his constituency. Be it schools or hospitals, he had made them all for the poor. I'm sure he will take up on the path of development for the state," he said.

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

Senior party leader and Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, who was the central observer at the Legislature Party meeting, said it was a watershed moment for the and it has become a common man's party. He said, the mandate is for development, and against corruption and black money.

In the recently held polls in the state, had bagged 312 seats, and its allies 13, taking the alliance's tally to 325 in the 403-member Assembly.

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 15:10 IST