The maiden session of the newly elected UP Assembly began on a stormy note today with opposition members throwing paper balls at the podium and the marshals trying to dodge them with files.
The customary address of Governor Ram Naik to the joint sitting of the two Houses of the state legislature was drowned in the uproar created by the opposition.
Slogan-shouting opposition members trooped into the Well despite Speaker Hridaya Narain Dixit’s appeal at an all-party meeting to ensure smooth proceedings.
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The governor was flanked by Dixit and Chairman of the Legislative Council Ramesh Yadav.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was present when the governor read the address despite the bedlam.
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