Opposition legislators evicted from Uttar Pradesh assembly

| Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 14:53
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Lucknow: Opposition legislators belonging to the BSP, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party were forcibly evicted from Uttar Pradesh assembly on Tuesday as they trooped into the well of the House and disrupted the proceedings.
On the second day of the special session of the House, the opposition legislators waved anti-government banners, raised slogans regarding the recent gang rape in Bulandshahr, growing crimes, poor law and order, non-payment of cane dues and atrocities on Dalits in the state.
The Marshals were called to remove them forcibly from the House. The legislators are now protesting in the galleries leading to the House.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who also holds the charge of the finance department, will present the supplementary budget of Rs 25,000 crore in the afternoon.

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