The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature will begin with the address of the two houses of Governor Anandi Ben on Thursday. Yogi Adityanath government will present the last full budget of his term. The opposition is also ready to lay siege to the government. Due to this, the session is bound to be uproar.
A large number of Samajwadi Party MLAs and members of the Legislative Council are creating uproar in the Vidhan Bhavan premises even before the Governor’s address to the Legislature session. These people are sitting near the statue of Chaudhary Charan Singh and shouting anti-government slogans. These people are raising slogans regarding law and order along with the continuous increase in the price of petrol and diesel.
In a sensitive place like Vidhan Bhavan, Samajwadi Party leaders entered all security arrangements with petrol and diesel in bottles. During this time these people performed with bottles filled with petrol and diesel.
The Samajwadi Party leaders sitting on a dharna in Vidhan Bhavan are demonstrating against inflation and agricultural law along with the problem of farmers. In support of the Kisan movement, Samajwadi Party MLAs have reached the Vidhan Bhavan with sugarcane on a tractor.
Legislative Council members Sunil Singh Sajan and Anand Bhadauria also had a long clash with the police during this period. Meanwhile, traffic on the assembly route has been stopped. No vehicle of any kind is allowed to ply on this route.
In this first session of the Legislature in 2021-22 in the Corona crisis period, there are measures to prevent corona infection. Seating of the members has been made by following the safe physical distance within the house. Governor Anandiben will address the joint meeting at 11 am. During this the opposition is likely to create a ruckus. In a meeting chaired by Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit at one o’clock on Wednesday afternoon, Leader of the House Yogi Adityanath said, “After about six months, we are meeting again facing the challenges of Kovid-19 transition.” If there is serious discussion while maintaining the dignity of the House, the dignity of the members and public’s faith in democracy will also increase. The conduct of all of us in the House affects the society. Yogi Adityanath said that the government is always ready to conduct the proceedings successfully and discuss the issues raised by the members. Efforts will be made to ensure positive action on all subjects.
In the all-party meeting, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath urged to cooperate to conduct the proceedings of the House in an orderly manner. Yogi reiterated his commitment to run the House for the maximum time to promote constructive and meaningful debate and deliberations.
Discussion on the address from the same day on Budget 22:
The program of the House was finalized in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee. Legislative Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit said that the house would operate as per the announced schedule from 18 February to 10 March. The Governor will address the joint meeting of the Legislature on February 18 at 11 am. Discussion on the speech will not begin on 19 February. Instructions and rules of death-56 will be taken. Finance Minister Suresh Khanna will present the income-expenditure of 2021-22 at 11 am on February 22. After this the discussion on the address will begin. The resolution to make the proceedings of the House paperless was also reiterated. The meeting was attended by Ramapati Shastri, Swami Prasad Maurya, Gulab Devi, Fateh Bahadur Singh and Yogendra Upadhyay along with Principal Secretary Pradeep Kumar Dubey and Principal Secretary Parliamentary Affairs JP Singh.
Largest state will present e-budget:
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the first e-budget of the largest state will be presented in this session. It is the collective responsibility of the ruling party and opposition that during this time there should be an environment which is also exemplary for other states. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Dixit said that as the largest Legislative Assembly of the country, it is our responsibility that we should conduct the proceedings of the House with integrity, with tradition and culture committed to the Constitution.
Give full opportunity to the opposition, conduct the session as per rules:
Agreeing the request of the government, the opposition leader Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the party has the important responsibility to fulfill the parliamentary tradition. It is the moral obligation of the opposition to raise issues related to the general public in the House. The government should give a lot of opportunity to the opposition. Chaudhary expressed concern over releasing a brief program of proceedings. BSP Dalneta Lalji Verma said that the government should not turn away from public issues. Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra Mona demanded that the rules should be followed for 21 days to discuss the budget. Triveni Ram was present in place of Apna Dal SK Dalneta Neil Ratan Patel and Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party leader Om Prakash Rajbhar. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna conducted the operation.
Ministers come by preparation, all the MLAs should be present:
For the budget session, the Bharatiya Janata Party has also asked its ministers to come fully prepared and the MLAs should be compulsorily present in the House. It is believed that the opposition is in a very aggressive mood in this session, That is why BJP has also made its preparations. In the Legislature Party meeting, Dalneta Yogi Adityanath gave tips to the MLA and ministers to maintain the strength of the ruling party during the budget session. He said that all ministers should come fully prepared about their departments. If the cabinet ministers are answering questions in the assembly, then the minister of state should come prepared for the Legislative Council. He asked the MLAs to make a 100 percent presence in the house. He said that the legislators should strengthen the government’s side through restraint in the house. Yogi Adityanath stressed on giving more opportunity to the new MLAs to speak. State President Swatantradev Singh said that after the panchayat elections, there will also be general assembly elections. It is the responsibility of all the MLAs to work to give strength to the party. In Panchayat elections, the party that the candidate decides should be seriously contested. They said That legislators should show better performance even within the House. Reasonable, concise and restrained answers should be given to the opposition’s questions. In the meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna urged the MLAs to raise their voice firmly within the House while responding to the opposition’s propaganda. He asked for the practice of adopting paperless methodology. Apart from Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dr. Dinesh Sharma, most of the ministers and MLAs were present on the occasion.
Opponents will be the attackers in their own way:
An uproar is expected on the first day of the budget session of the Legislature. All the opposition will be attacking the government in their own way, instead of solidarity on the issue of farmers like law and order, inflation, corruption and sugarcane price etc. Socialist legislators will protest. Bahujan Samaj Party members will pressurize the government to become accountable. At the same time, Congress MLAs will continue to protest during the entire session. As the assembly elections are near, all the opposing parties will try to make their presence felt. Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Wednesday directed the legislators to surround the government on important issues related to farmers and public interest and the collapsed law and order. The decision to implement Mayawati’s guidelines was taken at a meeting at Gomtinagar residence of Umashankar Singh, deputy leader of the party. Mayawati wrote that leaders before the assembly and panchayat elections in UP, The onset of murders of lawyers and businessmen etc. is worrying, overbearing and malicious. Do not take strict action against criminals by not taking these incidents seriously and terming them as old rivalry etc. Government note. Leader of the opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the failing government on every front will be exposed. The Samajwadi Party will strongly oppose the misrule within and outside the House. Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra Mona spoke of protesting in a Gandhian manner. It is very sad and condemnable. Do not take strict action against criminals by not taking these incidents seriously and terming them as old rivalry etc. Government note. Leader of the opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the failing government on every front will be exposed. The Samajwadi Party will strongly oppose the misrule within and outside the House. Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra Mona spoke of protesting in a Gandhian manner. It is very sad and condemnable. Do not take strict action against criminals by not taking these incidents seriously and terming them as old rivalry etc. Government note. Leader of the opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the failing government on every front will be exposed. The Samajwadi Party will strongly oppose the misrule within and outside the House. Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra Mona spoke of protesting in a Gandhian manner.