Yogi Adityanath Meets PM Narendra Modi And JP Nadda In Delhi, Will Meet President Ram Nath Kovind
Adityanath's meeting with Modi and Nadda has happened amid political developments in Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, met Prime minister Narendra Modi at his residence, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, in New Delhi. The meeting went on for nearly 75 minutes, reportedly. Adityanath will be meeting President Ram Nath Kovind after meeting BJP Leader JP Nadda at his residence.
Adityanath's meeting with Modi and Nadda has happened amid political developments in Uttar Pradesh. Assembly elections will be held in the state next year. BJP is reaching out to allies in the state.
Adityanath's focussed handling of Covid and the spread of the virus after his own illness (Covid) has shown a positive impact in the state.
In a recent development, former Congress leader Jitin Prasada has joined the BJP. Prasada's entry at this juncture is being looked at as a positive for BJP's expected outreach to the Brahmins in the state.
Last month, Bharatiya Janata Party MLC and former Gujarat Cadre IAS Arvind Kumar Sharma met UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath amid rumours of cabinet reshuffle. Sharma has previously worked closely with Modi in Gujarat and in Delhi.
After the meeting of Sharma and Adityanath, sections of the media began speculating that Sharma would head to become deputy chief minister in the state and inducted in the Adityanath cabinet in an expected cabinet reshuffle.
There are two deputy CMs serving in the Adityanath-led government in UP -- Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma.
Speculations on Arvind Sharma becoming a minister in Adityanath are continuing in sections of the media.
Adityanath’s meeting with PM Modi and Nadda is expected to shape the upcoming events in BJP’s work in Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2022 Assembly polls.
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