Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday updated his Twitter bio to Socialist leader of India just before Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) firebrand leader Yogi Adityanath took oath as the current chief minister of the state.
Before getting dethroned from the chief minister’s position, Akhilesh’s Twitter bio read as ‘The Chief Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh’.
Following the BJP’s victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Yogi Adityanath was elected as the next state chief minister.
The swearing-in ceremony of Adityanath and his cabinet took place earlier in the day.
Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Prasad Maurya were sworn-in as the deputy chief ministers of the state.
In the recently held polls in the state, BJP had bagged 312 seats, and its allies 13, taking the alliance’s tally to 325 in the 403-member Assembly. (READ MORE)