He has been the Member of Parliament from the Gorakhpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh, for five consecutive terms since 1998.
Adityanath is also the mahant or head priest of the Gorakhnath Math, a Hindu temple in Gorakhpur, a position he has held since the death of his spiritual "father", Mahant Avaidyanath, in September 2014.
He is also the founder of Hindu Yuva Vahini, a Hindu nationalist organisation.
A lot of books have been written on Yogi Adityanath ji, which are very inspiring and some of them are even bestsellers. Some of these books are – The Monk who became Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath – The Rise of a Saffron Socialist, Monk to Majesty, etc.
– The total value of Mr. Ajay Bisht’s movable and immovable assets is around 21 Lakhs, which he has declared at the time of Lok Sabha Elections in 2009.