Gorakhpur (UP): On the eve of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's 46th birthday, local businessmen and traders here celebrated the occasion with a 46 kg laddoo and by cutting a saffron-coloured cake.

Yogi never celebrates his birthday but his supporters celebrated it in a grand manner and decorated traffic islands with saffron-coloured balloons. Apart from many BJP leaders, Hindu Yuva Vahini general secretary P K Mall was also present at the function.

"It took around seven hours to prepare the laddoo as five workers were making it since 8 am and the laddoo was ready around 4 pm," Santosh Maurya , a trader said.