Adityanath and deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma took the oath of office with 22 other cabinet ministers and 22 ministers of state.
Hindu colour Mr Adityanath, who always dresses in the Hindu colour of saffron, is the head priest of Gorakhnath Mutt, a temple in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
March 19 (ANI): Ignoring Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's criticism over the newly formed Uttar Pradesh Government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said their main focus is to bring development and good governance in the state.
Speculation is rife in the political circles that the ruling BJP in Gujarat may opt for early Assembly polls in the state, following the party's landslide victory in the Uttar Pradesh election.
"We want to assure the people of UP that our government will take the state on the path of development and prosperity and would do everything that it takes to do so", Yodi Adityanath said.
Sources indicated that Adityanath wasn't the choice of some senior BJP leaders and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
A galaxy of VIPs attended the swearing-in at the Kanshi Ram Smriti Upvan. We have to wait and see what kind of administration takes shape under Adityanath.
"Naa mujhe kisi race kaa pata hai, naa main kisi race main hun (neither do I know about any race, nor am I in any race)", Sinha told reporters outside Parliament when asked if he was in the race to become the chief minister of the country's politically most important state.
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The BJP has also appointed four of its 32 female legislators as ministers.
Long-time RSS activist Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party and the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to Lok Sabha and is extremely important in the BJP's scheme of things.
In the recently-concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the BJP secured 312 seats, while its allies Apna Dal (Soneylal) and Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party got nine and four seats respectively. What makes him the most desirable choice to lead Uttar Pradesh on behalf of the Bhartiya Janta Party?
This time, the BJP fielded about 30 of his nominees, including 12 members of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, Adityanath's private army of cadres that has been accused in several cases of communal violence.
By appointing Adityanath, the BJP appears to be indicating that it will go ahead with a strong pro-Hindutva and developmental agenda in 2019.
Twelve ministers are from the western region whereas there are 11 cabinet members from central Uttar Pradesh.