Lucknow, Jun 19 (PTI) Alleging that the Yogi Adityanath government has failed on all fronts, Samajwadi Party members today met Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and urged him to take over the reigns of governance in his hands. Also Read - Former BJP MP Savitri Phule meets Akhilesh, says talking to strengthen alliance

Led by leader of opposition in Legislative Council Ahmed Hasan, the members submitted a memorandum to Naik, alleging that the BJP government has pushed the state back by decades. Also Read - SP-BSP alliance will get its math right, BJP will be defeated in LS polls: Akhilesh

They said the governor should take “the reigns of governance in his hands for the development of state and its people”. Also Read - Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati to hold joint presser Saturday

Later, Samajwadi Party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary told reporters that the SP members urged Naik to take action against the government for adopting a “vindictive behaviour”.

“The administrative machinery has been paralysed, officials are not conscientious, people are reeling under inflation, the schemes launched by the Samajwadi Party government for the welfare of people have either been scrapped or funds have not been allocated for them,” Chaudhary said.

The delegation members also said that the state government has launched “a campaign to defame” former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, Chaurdhary said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.