UP CM to hold first Cabinet meeting today

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr. 4 (ANI) The first Cabinet meeting of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's Government will be held in Lucknow today. This was earlier stated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Siddharth Nath Singh in Allahabad. The Cabinet, chaired by the Chief Minister is likely to take up several key issues including a loan waiver for farmers. During recent assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had promised to wave off agricultural loans of farmers in the first cabinet meeting after coming to power. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi had declared at an election rally that if the BJP comes to power, he will ensure that government in its first cabinet meeting takes decision to waive of farmers' loan. Farm loan waiver was one of the key promises of BJP, which swept to power with two-third majority in the state. (ANI)