In a major security breach, a dangerous plastic explosive was found in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today informed the House. An emergency meeting was called to discuss the recovery of the explosive on July 12. As soon as the House met, the chief minister informed that a white powder was found wrapped in a paper close to the seat of the Leader of the Opposition Ram Govind Choudhry. This was located by the cleaning staff. Based on the current forensic reports this material has been identified as PETN an explosive most favoured by terrorists. While seeking an NIA probe into this matter, the CM has appealed to Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit to ensure police verification of the assembly staff because security of over 500 MLAs and MLCs was at stake.