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Yogi Adityanath Meets PM Modi in Delhi, Thanks Him for Providing Guidance

The meeting comes just days after his thumping victory in the UP state Assembly polls.

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Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister-designate Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Sunday evening, 13 March. The meeting lasted for almost two hours.

"The world's most popular politician, the architect of 'Self-reliant India', the dreamer of 'Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat', had a warm meeting with the respected Prime Minister in New Delhi today. Heartfelt thanks to the Prime Minister for providing time and soulful guidance from his hectic routine!" Yogi Adityanath tweeted.

"Met Yogi Adityanath ji today. I congratulated him on the historic win in the UP elections. In the last 5 years, he has worked tirelessly to fulfill the aspirations of the people.I am sure that in the years to come, he will take the state to greater heights of development," tweeted PM Modi after the meeting.

The meeting comes just days after his thumping victory in the UP state Assembly polls.

On the agenda of the meeting was the cabinet discussion for the new government in Uttar Pradesh.

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As per reports, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda, Home Minister Amit Shah and party General Secretary BL Santosh also attended the meeting.

Earlier on Sunday, 13 March, Yogi Adityanath met Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, JP Nadda and BL Santhosh, PTI reported.

Quoting sources, NDTV reported that the BJP leadership is considering fresh faces in the Cabinet and has prepared a basic list of probable deputy chief minister and ministers on the basis of qualification, caste, and regional equations.

Keshav Prasad Maurya, an Other Backward Class (OBC) leader and also the state's deputy CM, lost from Sirathu in the elections.

The BJP, which won 255 seats in the Assembly, created history in this crucial election by being a party that has been re-elected to power in the state for the first time in over three decades.

(With inputs from PTI.)

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