Adityanath, Shri Yogi
Constituency : Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh )
Party Name : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : yogi[DOT]adityanath[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
Present Adress:
19, G.R.G. Road,
New Delhi – 110 001

Tel : (011) 23093847, 09450966551 (M)
Fax : (011) 23092633
Permanent Adress:
361,Old Gorakhpur,Shri Gorakhnath Mandir,
Gorakhpur-273015, Uttar Pradesh

Tel: Tel : (0551) 2255453/54, 09450966551 (M)
Fax : (0551) 2255455

Source :

June 5, 1972 Born in Garhwal (now Uttarakhand). Original name Ajay Singh Bisht

1992 – Completed BSc (maths) from Garhwal University

1994 Received deeksha as a disciple of Gorakhnath temple head Mahant Avaidyanath, who declared him his successor

1998 .. Won Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat for first time when he was just 26. Has won same on trot for 5 times

1999 – Samajwadi Party member Talat Aziz was delivering a speech as a part of SP’s ‘jail bharo andolan’, some miscreants opened fire on her. Reportedly, the fire was opened following Adityanath’s directions.

2002 – On Ramnavmi, founded the Hindu Yuva Vahini — a social, cultural and nationalist group of young people

2005 – Over 5,000 people were converted to Hinduism in Etah. Yogi had reportedly said: “I will not stop till I turn UP and India into a Hindu rashtra”

2005 and 2007 UTTAR PRADESH ASEMBLY ELECTIONS : Ties between him and BJP have been strained off and on. In both 2002 and 2007 UP elections, BJP and Adityanath were at conflict over number of seats to be given to candidates selected by him in Gorakhpur. RSS intervened for a truce.

2007 – He announced a torchlight procession and a ‘Shraddhanjali Sabha’ for a Hindu boy killed in riots that broke out in Gorakhpur. DM had forbidden him from organising the meet but he and his followers set off. That was the first time he was jailed.

2010 – Adityanath was one of several BJP MPs who did not adhere to the party whip on the Women’s reservation Bill

2014 – After BJP’s unprecedented victory in Lok Sabha polls, he was made a star campaigner for the assembly byelections. He raised issues like love jihad and religious conversions but it didn’t cut much ice and BJP lost most of the seats. Since then, he has kept a low profile, politically

He became the Mahant (head priest) of the Gorakhnath math, a Hindu temple in Gorakhpur, after the death of his spiritual “father”, Mahant Avaidyanath in September 2014

2017 .. For the UP Assembly elections 2017, Adityanath was again named a star campaigner and held more than 150 rallies across the state, raised the law and order situation extensively, and made ‘love jihad’ a major issue ..Sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 19/03/2017

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