Uttar Pradesh : Yogi Adityanath begins first day as CM meeting police chief, ask for blue print

9 days ago | 20-03-2017 | IBNS



Lucknow, Mar 20 : : Yogi Adityanath, the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh held a meeting with the state police chief on the first day in the office and directed him to present a blueprint within 15 days for better policing in the state.

According to NDTV, the Chief Minister asked police chief Javeed Ahmed to be vigilant as he discussed the murder of a Bahujan Samaj Party politician.

Adityanath, the 44-year-old priest-politician took oath on Sunday with two deputies - Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma - and 44 other ministers.

Yogi Adityanath also met the Chief Secretary, the states top bureaucrat, at the VVIP guest house where he is currently staying.

On Sunday, the Chief Minister held an informal meeting with his cabinet colleagues immediately after being sworn in.

He has reportedly asked all his ministers to submit to him details of their assets and wealth within 15 days.

The new Chief Minister moves into his official 5 Kalidas Marg residence in Lucknow on Monday.

NDTV reported that seven priests from Gorakhpur performed housewarming rituals before the move.