The current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is known for his Hindutva politics in the state. He has established his own independent power base in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. With the support from the Hindu Yuva Vahini and the Gorakhnath Math, he is the most powerful BJP leader in the Northern India.
However, there are some serious criminal charges on UP CM Adityanath which he had also declared in his election affidavit.
1. IPC Section-153A
2 charges related to Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony.
2. IPC Section-295
2 charges related to Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class.
3. IPC Section-435
1 charges related to Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a land- mark fixed by public authority Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to the amount of one hundred or (in a case of agricultural produce) ten rupees.
4. IPC Section-506
1 charges related to the criminal intimidation.
5. IPC Section-307
1 charges related to attempt to murder.
6. IPC Section-147
3 charges related to punishment for rioting.
7. IPC Section- 148
2 charges related to rioting and, armed with deadly weapons.
8. IPC Section- 297
2 charges related to Trespassing on burial places, etc.
9. IPC Section- 149
1 charges related to Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of an offence committed in prosecution of a common object.
10. IPC Section-336
1 charges related to Act endangering life or personal safety of others.
11. IPC Section-504
1 charges related to Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace.
12. IPC Section-427
1 charges related to Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees.