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Know Who is Danish Azad Ansari, the only Muslim minister in the Yogi cabinet 2.0

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Lucknow: Danish Azad Ansari, a resident of Basantpur in Ballia district of UP, came to Lucknow in 2006 to pursue higher education. He completed B.Com from Lucknow University in 2006 and after this he studied Master of quality management and then Master of Public administration in January 2011 from here only. He joined the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) a student wing of the BJP that marked his entry into politics. Danish later joined ABVP and created atmosphere for BJP and RSS especially among Muslim youths. On March 25, 2022 Danish Azad Ansari became one of the youngest minister in the oath taking ceremony of the Yogi Cabinet 2.0.

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Here is the political career of the 32-years-old youth leader, Danish Azad Ansari:

Danish’s association with ABVP

Danish joined the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student wing of the BJP, in January 2011. From here the free thoughts of Danish started reverberating in Lucknow University. Danish openly created an atmosphere among the youth for ABVP as well as BJP and RSS. Danish has constantly been active among the minority society and youth. In view of this, the party has decided to promote him.

Finally hard work paid-off

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In 2017, when the BJP government was formed in UP, the people who worked hard in the elections were rewarded. One of these was the name of Danish Azad. Danish was a member of the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Memorial Committee in 2018, later he was made a member of the Urdu Language Committee. This is in a way the rank of a minister. This time Danish got a big responsibility in October 2021 before the elections. BJP gave the responsibility of the post of State General Secretary of Minority Morcha.

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