Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, suggested Saturday that Azamgarh could be renamed Aryamgarh. Amit Shah, Union Home Minister and the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, were present today to lay the foundation stone for a state university.
Yogi Adityanath tweeted that the university, whose foundation stones were laid today, would make Azamgarh truly Aryamgarh.
Azamgarh is the home ground of Akhilesh Yadav (former chief minister and leader of Samajwadi Party), who won the last parliamentary election from this area by winning more than 60% votes.
Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, attacked Samajwadi Party on Saturday, claiming it stands for Jinnah, Azam Khan, and Mukhtar(Ansari).” He also claimed that Chief Minister Yogi Aityanath had rid Purvanchal of “mosquitoes, mafias”
Amit Shah, Adityanath and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were among the BJP leaders present at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the university in Azamgarh.