Before Assembly elections 2017, BJP carried out a survey in 2016 to assess that who would be the next candidate for Post of Cheif Minister of UP And Yogi Adityanath was among them and have a popular support.
His post to be CM is controversial because of Hindutva, and his supporters who later disowned claimed to have put up candidate against BJP in nearly 20 seats.
BJP's President Amit Shah in early March, campaigned in Gorakhpur and that rally was a signal to the people that Yogi Adityanath hasn't lost in lok sabha elections and ranked high in party's order. He has been winning in Gorakhpur seat since 1998.
He became the youngest MP in the 12th Lok sabha. In 2014, he came up as an incharge of Gorakhpur Math after the death of his Previous head and his Father Mahant Avaidyanath.
Yogi Adityanath is a priest-politician and well know personality on TV because of his Controversial Comments, mainly of Hindutva. He was also among the strongest campaigner against "Love Jihad'.
Now the issue are cleared and Yogi Adityanath said to BJP Government In Lucknow "will pave the way for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya".
He also mentioned that "I will take UP forward with PM's Sabka sath, sabka vikas motto".