After giving Prime Minister as the Prime Minister of Narendra Modi, Purvanchal is going to become the power center of UP after 15 years. On March 8, 2002, after the departure of Rajnath Singh as the Chief Minister of the state, Yogi Adityanath, making Gorakhpur the Karmabhoom in the Purvanchal, is going to take over the chairmanship of the Chief Minister on March 19, 2017. Mahant Yogi Adityanath of Gorakhnath Temple is currently the Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur for the fifth time.
Yogi, who founded the Hindu Youth Vahini, a Hindu-based organization, is also playing a key role in getting the seat of the Chief Minister in the assembly elections. BJP has won all the assembly seats in 11 districts out of 25 districts that are being counted in the Purvanchal. Of the 141 seats of Purvanchal, BJP got 111 seats, while SP 14 and BSP had to be satisfied with 12 seats. Leaving one seat of Kushinagar, the Congress has almost been eliminated in the Purvanchal.