UP CM Yogi Adityanath announces first decision in second term

free ration scheme extended by 3 months

UP CM Yogi Adityanath addressed a press conference on Saturday.

the PMGKAY and the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013

Adityanath was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time from Gorakhpur,

becoming the youngest parliamentarian

He won the Lok Sabha election from Gorakhpur for five consecutive terms

Overall, BJP has given four CMs in UP

The other three being Rajnath Singh,  Kalyan Singh and Ram Prakash Gupta.

15 crore people are benefiting from the programme in the state, Adityanath said.

 the PMGKAY was launched during the Covid lockdown, in April 2020

the ration included 5 kg of wheat and rice and 1 kg of chana.