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Birds of a feather: When UP CM Yogi Adityanath supported Donald Trump's travel ban

DNWEB23467 | 3/21/2017 | Author : DNA Web Team | WC :499

Adityanath had thrown his weight behind Trump's controversial travel ban.

In the last few days, a tweet had gone viral which purportedly shows the POTUS’ support for Yogi Adityanath. The tweet, which was doing the rounds, read: “Yogi is like my younger bro. A great leader. Like I'm leading US, he'll lead UP. UP me rehna hai to Yogi Yogi Kehna hai."
While the tweet was fake, the new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is a known admirer of Donald Trump. While Trump’s travel ban had faced almost universal criticism, one person who seemed to be a big fan was Yogi Adityanath. Speaking in January, he had said that similar action should be taken in India. “Similar action is needed to contain terror activities in this country."
It is no surprise that Adityanath would sing a similar tune as Trump given he h
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