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UP Assembly budget session 2023-24: Opposition members created a ruckus during Governor Anandi Ben Patel’s speech on the first day of the UP Assembly budget session



Luck now: The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly got off to a tumultuous start on Monday. Governor Anandiben Patel read the speech amid opposition chants and din. Appreciating the government, he said it is moving forward on the path of good governance, security and development. With the policy of “zero tolerance” towards crime and corruption, an atmosphere of peace and harmony is ensured in the state. Members of various opposition parties, including the Samajwadi Party (SP), began heckling and chanting even before Governor Anandiben Patel could begin the address in the Common Chamber of the Legislative Assembly at 11 a.m. .

Opposition parties shouted slogans

Opposition members waved slogans such as “Governor, step back” and “This dictatorship government will not show up, will not show up”. ‘Bulldozer Terrorism in State, UP Law and Order Ruined’, ‘BJP Bulldozer Kills Opponents’, ‘Chief Minister Eyes Blindfolded, Ears Closed’ , ‘Girls did not become scooty, in BJP government’ ‘Girl is in danger’ and waved placards with slogans against the incident of the death of a mother and her daughter in Kanpur Dehat. Apart from the SP members, opposition Rashtriya Lok Dal, Congress and Bahujan Samaj party members also opposed the speech.

Members of the main opposition Samajwadi party were making noises like the sound of a conch shell. In the Chamber, the SP chairman and leader of the opposition, Akhilesh Yadav, carried a sign in his hand on which it was written “The government must do the census of castes, respect for all, rights for all”. In the midst of this noise and this tumult, the Governor continued his speech.

The governor’s speech lasted more than an hour

During his one hour, one minute and 18 second speech, the Governor referenced the “Global Investor Summit” held in Lucknow in the past and various other state government achievements. Members of the ruling party, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, greeted him with a bang on the table. He said as a result of the encouraging response Uttar Pradesh has received from the global business community, a total of 19,058 investment proposals worth more than Rs 33 lakh 50,000 crore have been received. . These are likely to generate more than 94 lakh job opportunities. The Governor said effective lobbying is ensured through the appointment of special prosecutors in special courts for serious cases related to crimes against women and crimes against children. As a result, in 59.1% of cases of crimes against women, the perpetrators were punished, which is the highest in the country and more than double the national average.

In his remarks, the governor said the state government has identified 847 invaders as land mobsters in the state. Currently, 196 land mafiosos are in prison. Four “anti-land mafia task forces” have been formed at the state level to eliminate illegal encroachments. So far, more than 70,000 hectares of land in the state have been cleared of encroachment. The governor said there was a continued decrease in criminal cases in the state. There was a decrease of 80.31% in dacoity incidents, 61.51% in theft incidents, 32.45% in murder cases, 51.65% in riot cases, 43.18% in kidnappings for ransom and 21.75% of rape cases compared to 2016. Coming soon

Governor Anandi Ben Patel said that due to continuous efforts by the government to promote spiritual tourism in Uttar Pradesh, more than 24.87 million tourists visited from January to October of the year 2022. Those These include 4.10 lakh foreign tourists. In 2022, a world record was created by lighting 15,76,955 lamps in the Deepotsav held in Ayodhya. In his address, the Governor said that after the expansion and beautification of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham, the number of devotees coming there for darshan has increased four to five times.

The Governor said the construction works of Bhajan Sandhya Sthal in Ayodhya and Chitrakoot and Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Bhawan in Ghaziabad have been completed. Considering the possible increase in the number of worshipers and tourists in Ayodhya, works related to the widening and beautification of three roads Janmabhoomi Path, Bhakti Path and Ram Path and the development of public facilities are in progress as part of Shri Temple Ram Janmabhoomi Ayodhya Dham approach road plan. He said four Teerth Vikas Parishads – Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad Mathura, Shri Vindhyadham Teerth Vikas Parishad Mirzapur, Shri Chitrakoot Dham Teerth Vikas Parishad Chitrakoot and Shri Naimisharanya Dham Teerth Vikas Parishad Sitapur have been formed to promote spiritual tourism and develop targeted tourism . .

The Governor began his address with New Year greetings. Paid his humble respects on the passing of former Chief Minister and founder of PS Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Assembly Speaker Kesharinath Tripathi and Member of the Rahul Prakash Kol Assembly. Before that, at 10:50 a.m., the Governor reached the main gate of the Vidhansabha from gate number one. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Assembly Speaker Satish Mahana, Legislative Council Speaker Kunwar Manvendra Singh and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna welcomed him.

The budget session will continue until March 10

This is the first session of the budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly for the year 2023. This session is due to run till March 10. The government will present the budget for the 2023-24 financial year to the assembly on February 22. Ahead of the governor’s speech, SP members, led by National Party General Secretary Shivpal Singh Yadav and Vidhan Sabha Chief Whip Manoj Pandey, protested against the government in front of the Chaudhary Charan Singh statue. Besides demanding a caste census, they protested the Kanpur Dehat incident.