New UP CM to take oath on Sunday, MLAs meet tomorrow

Keshav Prasad Maurya says BJP legislature party will decide on CM tomorrow

“The state legislature party will decide on the chief minister tomorrow,” said Keshav Prasad Maurya (Uttar Pradesh BJP president).

Keshav Prasad Maurya told reporters outside Parliament, “The oath taking ceremony will be on Nineteen March and all national leaders of the party will attend the ceremony, Legislature party will decide who will be the chief minister.”

After he complained of uneasiness, Maurya was admitted to hospital yesterday and him his “fully well” now.

Keshav Prasad Maurya said, “I was discharged from hospital yesterday only. There were slight problems and I was taken to hospital yesterday. I am now fully well.”

He said “You will get to know tomorrow as to who will head the government. There will be a legislature party meeting tomorrow at 4 PM.”

He said, “It was said in a lighter vein. Whatever is my responsibility as party’s state president I will fulfill that.”

Maurya is BJP’s OBC face in UP, is out of the reckoning.

Amit Shah’s remark yesterday that he had given Maurya the responsibility to select the CM.

It is yet to declare its chief minister in UP where it has got the two-third majority, Though the BJP has formed governments in Manipur and Goa.