Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and other leaders and workers began their march from their party office to the State Assembly against the BJP-led state government in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow.
As the SP MLAs started gathering at the site, the police barricaded the entire area and deployed heavy security outside their office in the city.
#WATCH | Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and other leaders & workers of the party begin their march to the State Assembly, from their party office, against the State Government. pic.twitter.com/moAM7ztXhW
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In the videos shared by ANI, the party MLAs are seen red and black denouncing the Yogi Adityanath-led administration’s failures to address several issues concerning the people. They are seen shouting slogans and indulging in scuffles with the police personnel.
The protesters were later detained and bundled into police vans. Reportedly, the MLAs are taken to the Eco Garden.