Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Adityanath said he is in self-isolation and doing tasks virtually. On Tuesday, the CM isolated himself after some staffers in his office tested positive. Development comes shortly after the UP CM wrapped up his campaign for Bengal polls. Adityanath took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for coronavirus. Yadav had recently visited Haridwar where Kumbh Mela is underway & met religious leaders. Uttar Pradesh urban development minister Ashutosh Tandon has also tested positive. UP govt has already announced restrictions on gatherings of people in view of Covid. Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported highest-ever single-day spike of 18,021 cases and 85 deaths. Adityanath govt has also imposed a night curfew in districts with over 500 active cases.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on April 14 tested positive for COVID-19. He is in a self-isolation since April 13 after few staff members tested COVID positive. The UP CM took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow.
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath has announced ex-gratia amount of Rs 50 lakhs for family of Head Constable Raj Kumar Yadav, who lost his life in Naxal attack at Sukma-Bijapur border in Chhattisgarh, informed Ayodhya Mayor Rishikesh Upadhyay to media persons on April 04. An encounter took place between Naxals and security forces in Junaguda village in Sukma district on April 03. In the deadly Naxals attack, at least 22 security personnel were killed, and around 32 sustained injuries in the encounter.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced ex-gratia amount of Rs 50 lakh for the family of Head Constable Raj Kumar Yadav, who lost his life in the Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh. "Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced ex-gratia amount of Rs 50 lakh for the family of Head Constable Raj Kumar Yadav, who lost his life in Naxal attack at Sukma-Bijapur border in Chhattisgarh," Rishikesh Upadhyay, Ayodhya Mayor said. He said it has been decided that a road in the district will be named after the slain soldier. Over 20 soldiers lost their lives in the encounter with Maoists on April 3. Security personnel got trapped in 'U-Shaped' Maoist ambush. Watch the full video for more.
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Bharatiya Janata Party chief Jagat Prakash Nadda campaigned in West Bengal amid Assembly elections. At a rally in Hooghly, he accused the Mamata Banerjee administration in the state of religious discrimination. He said that the state government made concessions during Muharram, but imposed a curfew when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was laying the foundation stone of the Ram temple in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya. Watch the full video for more.
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BJP MP Kaushal Kishore from Mohanlalganj Kaushal Kishore has appealed to Election Commission to postpone panchayat polls amid rise in COVID-19 cases. "COVID-19 cases in Lucknow is increasing rapidly, saving life of people is important conducting election is not," he said. The first phase of polling of Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat Election will take place on April 15, second phase on April 19, third phase on April 26 and fourth on April 29.
Ahead of panchayat polls, Ghaziabad police busted three illegal arms manufacturing factories on April 13. 47 country-made pistols, live cartridges have been seized from their possession. Police arrested 18 people in connection with the crime. Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls will start from April 15.