For months, there has been talk that Narendra Damodardas Modi and Ajay Mohan Bisht, aka Yogi Adityanath, don’t get along.
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister, it has been said, gets away with stuff that no other Bharatiya Janata Party CM would dare to do under the Modi-Amit Anilchandra Shah dispensation.
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When Modi arrived in Lucknow on Tuesday to inaugurate an expo and sundry projects, Modi-Bisht watchers were eager to monitor the vibes that passed between premier and chief minister.
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IMAGE: Bisht offers Modi a saropa as the prime minister’s long-time Gujarat associate Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel looks on. All Photographs: Press Information Bureau
IMAGE: Bisht greets Modi at the inauguration of the [email protected] expo at the Indira Gandhi Pratishtan (which appears to have eluded the chief minister’s intent for renaming cities and institutions) in Lucknow.
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