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Explosive in UP Assembly: Cong. says have never seen any Govt. tumbling down so soon

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Friday lambasted the Yogi Adityanath-led Government, saying that they have never seen a failing this soon.

This remark came a day after suspicious white powder was found in the Assembly during an ongoing session.

leader said the (BJP) does not know how to run a

"The UP tumbled down within two months. I have never seen a government failing this soon. If explosives can be found under the seat of the Leader of Opposition (LoP), you can imagine the condition of and order in the state. When the LoP is not safe, then you can imagine the security of the common man," Azad said.

The has also opined the same, stating that one can imagine the situation of the state if such a suspicious thing has been found in the Assembly.

However, Chief Minister Adityanath has taken cognizance into the issue and has sought for a Investigative Agency (NIA) probe into it.

Adityanath, while confirming that an explosive, by the name of Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), was indeed found in the Assembly, pressed for more vigilance in Uttar Pradesh, more particularly in the Assembly and rued the absence of a Quick Response Team (QRT) for the state.

Aditynath urged the officials to not compromise on the security of the state and the nation, more so considering the current situation of the country.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 12:48 IST