UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday evening , met Governor Anandiben Patel and handed over his resignation. The Governor has asked him to continue working till the formation of the new government.
Among the 676 candidates in the fray this time are Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur. He is contesting his first assembly polls.
Prints of Lotus, the election symbol of the BJP along with the pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, have now made their way to sarees and reportedly attracting the attention of traders and buyers alike.
The Uttar Pradesh election is scheduled to be held early next year.