Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday welcomed the announcement of poll dates in the state and said the BJP will return to power with an “overwhelming majority”. The Election Commission has announced seven-phase voting in Uttar Pradesh starting February 10. Counting of votes will take place in March, along with four other poll-bound states. “We welcome the festival of democracy. “With the blessings of the people and on the basis of the double engine government’s achievements, the BJP will form its government with an overwhelming majority,” Adityanath said.