Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CMs take oath as MLC

Lucknow, Sep 18: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy CMs KP Maurya an Dinesh Sharma take oath as Members of Legislative Council in Lucknow on Monday. 

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues who were recently elected to the state Legislative Council took oath on Monday at the Tilak Hall of the Legislative Building here. 

"Chairman of the UP Legislative Council Ramesh Yadav will administer oath," Special Secretary, Legislative Council Secretariat, Chedilal has earlier said in a press release here. 

Chief Minister Adityanath, his two deputies Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma as well as minister Swantradev Singh were on September 8 declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council. 

On September 11, Uttar Pradesh minister of state Mohsin Raza was declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council. With this, all the five Legislative Council seats, for which the bypolls were held, went to the BJP.

News24Bureau with Agencies