Yogi Adityanath - Biography

Yogi Adityanath, Hindu Yuva Vahini

Ajay Mohan Bisht popularly known as Yogi Adityanath. He is a Monk & Indian Politician. Currently serving as 22 CM of UP. Also, current Mahant of Gorakhanath Matth. Founder of Hindu Yuva Vahini. He was the Prominent campaigner for BJP in 2017 UP election. He has Image of right-wing populist Hindutva leader.

Early Life

Ajay Mohan Bisht, born on 5 June, 1972. Born in Panchur village, Pauri Garhwal,UP (now in Uttrakhand). His Father, Anand Singh Bisht, forest ranger. He left home in 90’s to join Ayodhya Ram Temple movement.


Completed his Bachelors in Mathematics from HNBG university, Uttrakhand.

Gorakhanath Matth

During 90’s he met Mahant Avaidyanath, chief priest of Gorakhanath Matth. Afterward, became his disciple & got title Yogi Adityanath. After, Avaidyanath’s death Yogi Adityanath became Mahant of Gorakhanath Matth. Presently, he is Peethadhishwar of Gorakhanath Matth.

Political Career

Both, Digvijay Nath & Mahant Avaidyanath contested election from Hindu Mahasabha. When, BJP & RSS joined hands, Avaidyanath joined BJP in 1991. In 1998 for first time Yogi was elected as MP. Further, he served as MP from Gorakhpur from 1998-2004.

Hindu Yuva Vahini

Just after his win, Yogi Adityanath formed Hindu Yuva Vahini. Also,Yuva Vahini has remained in news for its violent activities.

Achievements as CM of Uttar Pradesh

BJP appointed Yogi Adityanath as CM of UP. Firstly, he ban illegal slaughter houses in UP. Thereafter, he formed anti-romeo squads. Then, Imposed ban on cow-smuggling. And, ordered stay on UPPSC results, exams & interview. Furthermore, Yogi Adityanath banned Tobacco, pan & gutka in government offices. Moreover, he asked officials to dedicate 100 hours for Swachh Bharat Mission. Above all, he waive off loans of Small & Marginal Farmers.


Purification Drive

Media report suggested, Yogi Adityanath was involved in Religious conversion. Accordingly, 1800 christians converted to Hindus in UP.

Religious Violence

Yogi & BJP leaders gathered to mourn death of dead man. Thereby, He & his leaders were arrested by police. However, his arrest caused Mumbai-Gorakhpur Express set to fire.


He opposed Women’s Reservation bill & compared them with demons. Also, he opposed interreligious marriages.

What we can learn from Yogi Adityanath

1. Religious values of Yogi Adityanath is everything to him. He has huge faith in Bhagwan, Karma & Dharma.
2. While, as MP, his strict approach accelerated government working. Even as CM , he’s strict towards officers for performing duties. Several time he scolded officers for their laziness.
3. True leader, in eastern up ,he has built huge support. With the help of HYV & Gorakhanath Matth, he has gained lots of support.
4. Dedicated his life for Upliftment of Public. His job is his passion.
5. Generous & easy to approach. As MP he held Darbars for resolvement of issues. Under which, he meet people personally & address their issues.

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