Yogi Adityanath 2.0: Of 52 ministers, only one Muslim face. Who’s Danish Ansari? | Latest News India

As many as 52 ministers had been sworn in as members of Yogi Adityanath’s cupboard in (*52*) Pradesh that returned for a report second time period following BJP’s landslide victory in 2022 meeting polls. Of these 52 ministers, Danish Azad Ansari is the only Muslim face. Hailing from Ballia district, Ansari changed Mohzin Raza, who served because the minorities welfare minister in Adityanath’s 1.0 authorities.

Ansari, 32, joined ABVP when he was a scholar at Lucknow University from the place he did his commencement. He is one of 31 new faces which have made an entry into Adityanath’s new authorities.

Following his choice within the new cupboard, Ansari mentioned that it was not sudden. “The BJP recognises the hard work of each and every worker. For me, it is a symbol of trust reposed by the party in its dedicated worker,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.

He thanked the saffron camp for giving an “ordinary party worker” like him such a “big opportunity” and promised to meet his duties with “full honesty”.

Furthermore, Ansari claimed that the religion of the Muslim group within the BJP has elevated within the northern state. He mentioned welfare schemes launched by the BJP have benefitted his folks and that the federal government doesn’t ask “anyone’s caste and religion” earlier than providing them services.

Ansari together with Baldev Aulakh, a Sikh minister of state and second-time lawmaker from Bisalpur constituency seat, will now be the minority representations of the Adityanath 2.0 authorities.

Here are some details about Ansari, the only Muslim face in Adityanath’s new authorities:

  1. Ansari is the overall secretary of BJP’s minority cell in (*52*) Pradesh. He was appointed on this position proper earlier than the 2022 meeting elections.
  2. Ansari was appointed because the member of the Urdu Language Committee within the earlier Adityanath authorities in October 2018. He had held the minister of state standing on the committee.
  3. Ansari has accomplished his education from Ballia’s Holy Cross School.

The swearing-in ceremony that happened at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium earlier within the day noticed an enormous crowd. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union house minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, Union sports activities minister Anurag Thakur and Union girls and youngster growth minister Smriti Irani, amongst others, had been current on the occasion. Chief ministers of a number of BJP-ruled states, together with Madhya Pradesh’ Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Uttarakhand’s Pushkar Singh Dhami and Haryana’s Manohar Lal Khattar.

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