Yogi Adityanath Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

yogi adityanath biography

Yogi Adityanath, a prominent figure in Indian politics, is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and serves as the Mahant of the Gorakhnath Math, a revered Hindu temple located in Gorakhpur. Not only is he known for his political career, but he is also the founder of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a youth organization. Yogi Adityanath has been representing the Gorakhpur constituency in the state of Uttar Pradesh as a Member of Parliament for an impressive five consecutive terms since 1998. Currently, he holds the esteemed position of being the 22nd and incumbent Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.


Yogi Adityanath Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 5 June 1972 / 49 Years (as in 2021)
Nick Name : Yogi
Full Name : Ajay Singh Bisht / Mahant Yogi Adityanath [1]
Birthplace / Home Town : Panchur, Distt. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India / Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Gemini
Religion / Caste : Hinduism (Nath Sampraday) / Kshatriya

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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  163 Cm
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father : Anand Singh Bisht
Mother : Savitri Devi
Brother(s) : Manvendra Mohan, Shailendra Mohan, Mahendra Singh Bisht
Sister(s) : Shashi Singh and Two More
Marital Status : Unmarried (Celibate)
Guru ( spiritual father ) : Mahant Avaidyanath Maharaj


Education and Career :

Qualification :  Graduate in Mathematics
School : Primary School, Pauri
College / Universities : Garhwal University
Profession : Mahanth Gorakhnath Math (Priest), Politician
Political Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Current Position : Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Net Worth / Income : N/A


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :  twitter.com/myogiadityanath
Facebook : facebook.com/MYogiAdityanath
Instagram : instagram.com/myogi_adityanath
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Yogi_Adityanath
Website : www.yogiadityanath.in
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : R/O 361 Old Gorakhpur, PS & PO Gorakhpur, Tehsil Sadar Bajar, Dist. Gorakhpur / CM Awas, Lucknow

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Yogi Adityanath Favorites :

Hobbies : Swimming, playing badminton, feeding animals
Favorite Food : Gahad, Papaya, Daliya, boiled vegetables, boiled Gram and Chapatis
Favorite Politician : Narendra Modi


Books By Yogi Adityanath :

  • Hathyoga : Svarupa evam sadhana
  • Rajayoga : svarupa evam sadhana
  • Yaugik Shatkarm
  • Hindu Rashtra Nepal : Atit, Vartmaan evam Bhavisya


Books On Yogi Adityanath :

  • The monk who became chief minister : the definitive biography pf Yogi Adityanath – Shantanu Gupta
  • Yogi Adityanath : the rise of a saffron socialist – Pravin Kumar
  • Yogi Adityanath : blend of spiritualism and political realism – Shekhar Adhikari


Political Journey of Yogi Adityanath :

  • Yogi Adityanath’s political journey began in 1996 when he was named in charge of managing the election campaign for Mahant Avaidyanath.
  • In 1998, he started his political career by becoming the youngest MP (Gorakhpur) to be elected to the 12th Lok Sabha at the age of 26.
  • From 1998 to 1999 he worked in departments like Committee on Food, Civil Supplies, Public Distribution and its Sub-Committee-B on Department of Sugar and Edible Oils; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • From 1999 to 2000, he was re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha, where he worked in Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • In 2004, he was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha, where he worked in Committee on Government Assurances; Member, Committee on External Affairs; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • In 2009, he was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha, where he worked in Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture.
  • In 2014, he was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur constituency.
  • On 19 March 2017, he became the 21st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.


Some Known Facts About Yogi Adityanath :

  • His father, Anand Singh Bisht was a forest ranger.
  • Around 1990, he joined Ayodhya Ram temple movement and became the disciple of the head priest of Gorakhnath Math Mahant Avaidyanath, where he got the name Yogi Adityanath.
  • In the year 2002, Yogi Adityanath established Hindu Yuva Vahini, an organization for the protection of cows.
  • He is a Chief Editor of Hindi Weekly and Monthly Magazine Yogvani.
  • In 2005, a religious purification drive was led by Yogi Adityanath where more than 5,000 people were converted in Hinduism in UP’s Etah. This drive is known as Ghar Wapasi.
  • For socially and economically weaker and backward children, he provides hostel.
  • He raises awareness against religious and social conventions and evils.
  • He is also running more than two dozens educational institutions and working for extending health facilities to rural areas.
  • Several spiritual and cultural organisations are also run by him including the centres of the oldest meditation system of India and the centre of a prominent philosophical sect of Nath Panth.
  • He has a special interest in yoga and spirituality.
  • Yogi Adityanath is an avid animal lover. He promotes campaigning Cow protection.
  • He also runs Rashtra Raksha Abhiyan for Social and National Security, Gardening, religious Discourses, Bhajans and Touring Religious Spots.
  • In 2010, he disapproved BJP’s stance on Women Reserrvation Bill.
  • He is a hard worker and dedicated personality towards work.
  • He wakes up at 3:00 am in the morning and goes to bed at 11:00 pm.
  • Yogi Adityanath eats simple food like Papaya, Gram and Daliya, boiled vegetables with Chapatis and green vegetables.
  • When he became CM, he banned cow smuggling, tobacco, pan and gutka in the government offices of Uttar Pradesh.
  • He also formed anti romeo squads in the state. More than 100 policemen were also suspended.
  • On April 20, 2020, Yogi Adityanath lost his father but didn’t attend his last rites due to the countrywide lockdown.


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