Vicky Nanjappa

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Busting myths, breaking jinxes, the 6 records Yogi Adityanath shattered in UP

New Delhi, Mar 25: Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in a Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in a grand ceremony today which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Record 1: Yogi Adityanath became UP;s first CM to complete tenure and win a second term. In the past 70 years of UP’s electoral history, this is the first time that a CM will complete tenure and be elected for the second term consecutively.

Record 2: Yogi is only the fifth CM to win a consecutive term in UP ever. The others before him were Sampurnanda in 1975, Channdrabahnu Gupta in 1962, Hemwati Nandan Bahaguna in 1974 and Narayan Dutt Tiwari in 1985. Yogi however is the first CM in 70 years to complete tenure and win for the second time in a row.

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