Press Esc to close
Monday 24 November 2014
News updated at 1:26 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

UP Assembly stalled over recurring violence in state

Lucknow:Nov 27 2012 DH News Service

 Opposition members created a ruckus in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday over recurring communal violence and alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the state, forcing the Assembly to adjourn for the day.

However, the government tabled its first supplementary budgetary proposals worth Rs 5,861.29 crore amid the din.

Opposition members, especially of the Bahujan Samaj Party, were up on their feet immediately after the House sat for proceedings in the morning, demanding dismissal of the Samajwadi Party government for its alleged failure to check recurring communal riots and the rising crime graph.


Carrying banners and posters, BSP members trooped into the well of the House, shouting anti-government slogans.

The Question Hour was washed out as BSP members refused to take their seats, forcing Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey to adjourn the House briefly. The scene was repeated when the House re-assembled.

Rashtriya Lok Dal members, who have been demanding a hike in the support price of cane, also joined the BSP members in the well. Pandey tried to restore order, but his pleas fell on deaf ears. Though BJP and Congress members also raised similar issues, they did not troop into the well.

Urban development minister Azam Khan later said BSP did not believe in democracy and was disrupting House proceedings. BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddique said the government must be dismissed as it has failed to protect people’s lives.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix

Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix

Winners of Delhi Half Marathon 2014

Winners of Delhi Half Marathon 2014

Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523