Newly elected Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs are meeting in Lucknow today to elect their legislature party leader, a week after the party won 312 seats, while its allies 13 seats, taking the alliance’s tally to whopping 325 in the 403 member assembly. All MLAs will meet at 5 PM to pick the next Chief Minister of the state.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP General Secretary Bhupendra Yadav will be present at the meeting as party’s central observers.
The new Chief Minister and his council of Ministers will be sworn-in tomorrow. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at Kanshiram memorial ground in Lucknow.