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Newly formed govt. will leave no stone unturned in making UP 'Uttam Pradesh': PM Modi

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Prime Minister Modi on Sunday congratulated the newly elected Chief Minister, deputy chief ministers and the entire cabinet of saying that the new team would leave no stone unturned in making UP 'Uttam Pradesh.'

"Congratulations to Ji, Keshav Prasad Maurya Ji, Dinesh Sharma Ji & all those who took oath today. Best wishes for serving UP," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Modi also expressed confidence over the newly formed government and said it would bring record development in the state.

"Our sole mission & motive is development. When UP develops, India develops. We want to serve UP's youth & create opportunities for them,"(sic) he tweeted.

Prime Minister Modi further said that the (BJP) has formed governments in four out of five states that went to the polls because of the blessings of people and hardwork of workers.

Earlier in the day, was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of

Governor Ram Naik administered the oath of office and secrecy to Adityanath and his Cabinet at a function in Lucknow's Smriti Upvan.

State president Keshav Prasad Maurya and the party's vice-president Dinesh Sharma were sworn-in as deputy chief ministers.

Prime Minister Modi and party president Amit Shah were also present in the ceremony.

Also in attendance was former chief minister of the state Akhilesh Yadav, along with his father and supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 17:53 IST