Monsoon session of UP Assembly adjourned
The Monsoon session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly was today adjourned till Monday after paying condolence to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Lucknow: The Monsoon session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly was today adjourned till Monday after paying condolence to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
As soon at the House met, Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chowdhury, BSP Leader Lalji Verma, Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader Ajay Kumar Lallu and other leaders expressed their condolences on behalf of their parties.
Later, the House observed two-minute silence and the Speaker adjourned the House till Monday, when the Yogi Adityanath-led government is scheduled to table its first supplementary budget proposals.
Vajpayee, 93, died on August 16 in Delhi following a prolonged illness.
Earlier, Samajwadi Party members staged a sit-in inside the Vidhan Bhawan premises against the alleged law and order problem in the state.
Before the House met, they raised slogans against "atrocities on women, rising crime and anti-farmer policies of the government".