The Uttar Pradesh Assembly was today adjourned till March 5 after paying tributes to BJP MLA from Noorpur Lokdendra Singh, who died in a road accident last week.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed the House about Singh’s death in a road accident in Sitpaur on February 21.
Condoling his death, the chief minister termed it a loss not only for the government and the party but also of the people.
The leader of Opposition Ram Govind Chowdhury, BSP and Congress legislative party leaders Lalji Verma and Ajay Kumar Lallu respectively, and others also condoled the untimely death of the legislator.
Later, Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit adjourned the House till March 5.
Singh and four others were killed in an accident in Sitapur when he was coming to Lucknow to attend a summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had condoled Singh’s death by tweeting, “Anguished by the demise of BJP MLA from Noorpur, Shri Lokendra Singh Ji due to an accident. His service towards society and role in building the BJP in UP will always be remembered. My thoughts are with his family and supporters in this hour of grief.”
The chief minister had also visited Alampur village in Bijnor and had met Singh’s family and offered his condolences.