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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP's 21st CM

IANS  |  Lucknow 

was sworn in on Sunday as Chief Minister of a (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh.

The 21st Chief Minister of the state was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik.

Present on the occasion were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Amit Shah and other senior ministers in the union besides tens of thousands of party supporters.

Dressed in his characteristic saffron robes, Adityanath, after taking the oath, walked over to and sought the blessings of senior leaders L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 14:30 IST
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