Yogi Adityanath was born as Ajay Mohan Bisht on 5 June 1972 in the village of Panchur, in Pauri Garhwal, Uttar Pradesh (now in Uttarakhand) His father Anand Singh Bisht was a forest ranger.
He left his home around the 1990s to join the Ayodhya Ram temple movement He was promoted to the rank of Mahant or high priest of the Gorakhnath Math, following the death of his teacher Mahant Aavaidyanath on 12 September 2014.
Adityanath was the youngest member of the 12th Lok Sabha at 26. He has been elected to the Parliament from Gorakhpur for five consecutive terms (in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 elections)
Adityanath threatened to field 70 candidates for the state assembly against the BJP candidates. But he reached a compromise in the end In 2009 Parliamentary elections, Adityanath was rumoured to have campaigned against the BJP candidates who were then defeated In March 2010, Adityanath was one of the several BJP MPs who defied the party whip on the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Parliament.
Yogi is an Indian monk and Hindu nationalist politician who was appointed as the Chief Minister on 26 March 2017 after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the 2017 State Assembly elections, in which he was a prominent campaigner. He is also the founder of the Hindu Yuva Vahini,
He was appointed Chief Minister, of the state on Saturday, 18 March 2017 and sworn in the next day on 19 March, after the BJP won the assembly elections.The illegal slaughterhouses in sate.He imposed a ban on tobacco, pan and gutka in government offices across the state and made the officials pledge to devote 100 hours every year for the Swachh Bharat Mission. More than 100 policemen were suspended by the Uttar Pradesh police.