The certificate of election was awarded to JPS Rathore, the authorized representative of Islam, by Special Secretary Assembly

As the video spread on social media, it created a furore and triggered outrage owing to highly abusive words against Hindu Gods.

After the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests erupted in the state in December last year, Chief Minister Yogi had said that the cost of damages to public properties will be recovered from the protesters.

Sanjay Singh has come under fire for making controversial remarks at Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government as three FIRs have been filed against him in the matter.

The investigation of the case was transferred from UP Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In 2013, the Supreme Court transferred the case from Ghazipur to Delhi after Rai's wife Alka Rai filed a plea in the court.

The total number of COVID -19 cases in Uttar Pradesh now stands at 1,08,614, including 43,654 active cases, 63,402recoveries and 1,918 deaths, the state's health department confirmed.

Apart from scores of diyas, Rangoli made with flowers added colour to the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence.

The Congress General Secretary further slammed the Uttar Pradesh Government in a tweet stating that "jungleraj" is on the rise in the state.

"State UP govt tested 91,830 samples for COVID-19 yesterday and in the process becomes the second state, after Tamil Nadu, to cross the 20 lakhs COVID-19 testing mark," tweeted Kumar.

Deep Prakash has been on the run since the Kanpur encounter on July 3, according to Prashant Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General (ADG), Law and Order.