Should Yogi Adityanath be given a chance to prove himself?

Adityanath, yesterday after taking oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, said he will not indulge in any discrimination against people and will work for "sabka saath, sabka vikas".

But it's also unknown to what extent the UP chief minister shares this vision when his main political preoccupations so far appear to have been Ram mandir, cow protection and the mythical love jihad. Sources claimed that Adityanath was BJP president Amit Shah's pick. The current image of new UP Chief Minister is unlikely to inspire huge confidence among investors, especially among foreign institutions because at this moment, Yogi Adityanath would not seem like someone who can build consensus and can take everyone along. He has asked them to submit their proposals for the successful implementation of the various programmes. Lalmani Verma of The Indian Express writes that PM Modi had called Yogi Adityanath "jujharu" and a "hardworking" MP in 2014 at a rally in Gorakhpur.

Adityanath, widely regarded as a Hindutva hardliner, also told top bureaucrats in the state to declare their assets within 15 days.

The UP Chief Minister invoked Mahatma Gandhi and requested the bureaucrats to stand up and repeat the one-page "Swachha Bharat" pledge along with him.

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While Yogi's meetings with Modi and Shah are said to be related to decisions on allocation of portfolios in the UP cabinet, the duo may have to deal with a power tussle emerging in the UP government.

Avoid brash talks: Yogi Adityanath who is known for making controversial statements against minorities addressed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and strictly advised them not to make any insensitive or thoughtless comments.

BJP's Lok Sabha member Kirit Somaiya on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the man from French soothsayer Nostradamus' prophecy, who will take India to new heights. 60-year-old BSP leader Mohd Shami was last night gunned down by assailants close to his residence in Mauaima police station area, 40 km from Allahabad.

He said the RSS is an expert organization in spreading misinformation but Yogi Adityanath should not follow the line of the RSS as he now holds a constitutional position.

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