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When saints perform cleansing rituals at the official abode of Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is expected to enter the premises only at an auspicious moment.

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Even before the first rays of sun peeped through the sprawling bungalow of newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saffron-robed seers on Monday made a beeline to "cleanse" the premises and ensure an "auspicious entry" for the priest-turned-politician. The five-time MP from Gorakhpur, who was sworn in as the 21st Chief Minister of the most populous state on Sunday in a grand ceremony, has decided not to enter the bungalow without proper prayers and purification ritual. The controversial mascot of hardline Hindutva is expected to enter the ...

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 19:06 IST
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