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Meet the lone Muslim face in the UP’s Adityanath govt


Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath because the Uttar Pradesh chief minister for a second time period at a ceremony the place 52 others had been sworn in as ministers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi watched the proceedings that showcased the BJP’s triumph within the essential state.

Danish Azad Ansari has been made a minister of state. He’s the lone Muslim face within the Adityanath government.

Hailing from Balia, Azad has changed Mohsin Raza because the consultant of the minority neighborhood in Adityanath 2.0 authorities. He’s not a member of the state meeting or the legislative council at current.

Danish Ansari, 32, joined ABVP when he was a pupil at Lucknow College from the place he did his commencement. Ansari has accomplished his education from Ballia’s Holy Cross College.

Danish Ansari is the overall secretary of BJP’s minority cell in Uttar Pradesh.

Other than the chief minister Yogi Adityanath, 18 cupboard ministers — together with the 2 deputy CMs — 14 ministers of state (unbiased cost) and 20 different ministers of state had been administered the oath by Governor Anandiben Patel.

9 cabinet-rank ministers within the earlier ministry had been dropped, together with Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma.

Out of 9 ministers of state with an unbiased cost in 2017, solely two have been retained. However this time there are 14 ministers on this class.

Twenty-one of the 52 ministers – excluding the CM – are from the higher castes, seven of them Brahmins.

Twenty are from the Different Backward Lessons (OBC), 9 are Dalits and one every from the Muslim and the Sikh communities, because the BJP tries to attain a caste steadiness that may assist it within the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.The BJP retained energy in Uttar Pradesh by profitable 255 out of 403 constituencies, securing a 41.29 per cent vote share.

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