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Uttar Pradesh Assembly adjourned till 26 July after condoling death of Mathura Prasad Pal

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Assembly was on Monday adjourned till 26 July after paying condolence to sitting BJP MLA Mathura Prasad Pal, who died after prolonged illness.

After the House paid condolence to Pal, a BJP MLA from Sikandra constituency in Kanpur Dehat, Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit adjourned the House.

File image of Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow. PTI

File image of Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow. PTI

There would be no sitting of the House as decided by the business advisory committee, he said.

Pal, 72, who was suffering from cancer, was on his way to Delhi for treatment when he died near Mathura on 22 July.

Pal had recently come to the UP Assembly on a wheel chair to cast his vote in the presidential poll.

Updated Date: Jul 24, 2017 13:09 PM

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