Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday afternoon at Lucknow’s Smriti Upvan in presence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and many other senior BJP leaders like Venkaiah Naidu, Bhupendra Yadav and others. Throughout the day Adityanath stole all the limelight and attention but as the ceremony was concluding, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav stole all the thunder. Once all the ministers were done with oath-taking and PM Modi was leaving the stage, he created one of the most iconic moments of Indian politics.
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As he was leaving the stage, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav stopped the Prime Minister to which he obliged and shook hands. They shared a warm moment, hugged each other and when the former UP Chief Minister got close to the PM, he even whispered something. PM Modi gave a nod by shaking his head. This moment didn’t end here as the Prime Minister then turned towards Akhilesh Yadav and gave a pat on his back too. Throughout this incident, the Prime Minister had a smile on his face.