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'Neta, a term sound derogatory now': CM Adityanath hits out at opposition for creating ruckus

The term 'Neta' used to denote respect but gradually after the country was freed from British rule, the term (neta word) of respect turned into an offensive one.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 25 Feb 2021 12:41 PM GMT

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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday expressed unhappiness over the Opposition's behaviour during the Governor's address to the joint sitting of the state legislature, saying it does not augur well for democracy, saying it is the duty of all the elected representatives to maintain discipline in the Hosue and set an example.

While speaking in the UP Assembly, the Chief Minister said that prior to Independence, the term 'Neta' used to denote respect but gradually after the country was freed from British rule, the term (neta word) of respect turned into an offensive one.

CM Adityanath hits out at opposition for creating ruckus

Appealing to the MLAs to maintain discipline in the Assembly, Adityanath said that if someone thinks that he/she will be praised for their unruly behaviour in the House, then they are mistaken.

"It's a misconception that one who shouts and creates ruckus while raising an issue is considered good. People do not consider it as good. In public life, we should set an example for people to follow," the UP chief minister said.

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Further slamming the Opposition for creating ruckus during governor's address. Adityanath said, "Their behaviour against a governor, who also happens to be a woman, is not good. But it is there in history and the state guest house episode is an example of their behaviour."

The Uttar Pradesh CM said that people who are watching the House proceedings don't take the unruly behaviour of the elected representatives positively. It is the duty of all of us to set an example with our conduct, he asserted.

"Such behaviour does not augur well for democracy. Nor will it do any good to any party," Adiyanath said.

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"Their behaviour during the address of governor will not strengthen democracy. We have to shun bad practices and adopt good ones. But there are those who work contrary to this, leave good practices and adopt bad traditions and try to do more bad," the Uttar Pradesh chief minister added.

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