Yogi dedicates September 22 to female members as Monsoon session begins on September 19 UP becomes first state to reserve a day for women members

Lucknow : As the Monsoon session is set to begin on Monday (September 19), Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Sunday his decision to dedicate September 22 to female members of both the legislative assembly and the legislative council.

CM Yogi made the announcement about his historic decision while addressing members of the BJP and allies on the eve of the Monsoon session on Sunday.

– CM Yogi addresses assembly and legislative council members of BJP & allies on eve of Monsoon session

Happening for the first time in a state, the session On September 22 will have 47 women members of the Legislative Assembly and 6 of the Legislative Council as attendees.

The Chief Minister has urged the female members to speak on Mission Shakti and other programmes being run by the state government for the safety, respect and self-reliance of the women of the state during the special session.

– Women members urged to talk on Mission Shakti, other programmes

CM Yogi has also requested Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna to make a woman member the presiding officer in both the houses to make this day special.

Furthermore, CM Yogi urged members to take part in the house proceedings with full devotion, giving maximum time and demonstrating ideal conduct, adding that those who are not able to attend the proceedings of the house for some reasons should inform their whip so that the proceedings can start on time.

– Yogi urges members to demonstrate ideal conduct, spend maximum time in house

Stating that the members of the ruling party should maintain discipline, the CM said that all members should present their views and back their statements with facts for creating public awareness.

The Chief Minister further said that the work done by Uttar Pradesh to control spread of lumpy virus should be highlighted in both the houses. “Opposition is at a loss for issues and hence, will try to disturb the proceedings of the house. We must not give the ‘unemployed’ opposition issues and should be careful of what we speak,” he said.

– Members should avoid giving issues to ‘unemployed’ opposition: CM Yogi

To make 25th September, the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay ji, programmes should be organised at booth level and people should be made aware about the ideology and works of Deendayal ji, Yogi said.

Talking about joining the spirit of Vocal for Local, he said that to achieve the goal of self-reliant India, the campaign should be taken to the grassroots level. CM Yogi said that on the first day of the session, all the members must get their medical checkup done in the camp set up by the Health department.