The SP's strength has decreased but its morale is high and the party will target the government on the law and order front, said an SP lawmaker.
Saffron was also the colour that most members wore in the House. "The onus is now on UP and it (bill) will be passed in this assembly session", the chief minister said, exuding confidence.
Addressing the joint sitting of the State Legislature on the opening day of the Special Session, which is also the inaugural sitting of the 17th Assembly, Mr Naik said the Government will encourage officers and employees to do good work, but the corrupt and inefficient offices and employees get punished.
The SP, the BSP and the Congress members trooped into the Well and threw paper balls at the governor.
"The conduct of the Opposition parties during the address of the Governor was shameful and unparliamentary", Sharma, who is also the state government spokesman said.
After the Bill is passed by the assembly, where the BJP has a three-fourth majority, Uttar Pradesh will join states like Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Telangana, Bihar and Rajasthan whose legislatures have given their nod to the indirect tax regime.
As expected, the first session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly which took place on Monday became a stormy affair.
The proceedings of the UP assembly for the first time were telecasted live on Television. The decision to broadcast it live was taken after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in the state, claiming that it would benefit the people. "People must understand that solutions can be achieved only through discussions and not by discarding the house", Anupriya Patel told ANI.
"We will continue to attack the government on this issue", SP leader Ram Gobind Chaudhary said outside the House. "Even incidents of rape with children have gone up.This government is a failure".
Without taking any names, the Governor said UP was once a leading State of the country, but in the past several years, it has lagged behind in comparison to other States.
Samajwadi Party party chief Akhilesh Yadav has raised questions about law and order in the state while BSP leaders too have expressed similar concerns.
"MLAs and MLCs of all political parties have been invited for this workshop".