New Order: All Officers Must Stand Up Before MPs, MLAs In UP


Lucknow: Earlier, Yogi said his government has decided to double exgratia amount from 20 lakh to 40 lakh for Police officials martyred on duty after that Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has a new order for all state-level officers.

Officers and bureaucrats must stand up with joined hands while meeting or welcoming MPs and MLAs. This gesture needs to be repeated at the time of departure. Reason – lawmakers and legislators are above all and they need to be respected. The direction, issued UP Chief Secretary Rajive Kumar, further says disciplinary actions will be taken against anyone failing to do so.

The rule applies to all officers in UP, including collectors, cops, local chiefs. MPs and MLAs claim officers to do not pay listen to them and at times dismiss orders. This is one of the chief reasons behind Yogi Government implementing this order. The order states officers should politely speak about their issues if unable to work as directed by MPs and MLAs.