Fatehpur: Defying orders of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav some party workers allegedly indulged in celebratory firing during welcome of a newly appointed district president and general secretary.

Newly elected district president Rameshwar Dayal Dayalu and general secretary Surendra Pratap Singh Yadav arrived here for the first time after appointment to the post.

The two leaders were allegedly welcomed by the party workers at Chivali river where a couple of them allegedly opened fire in the air, the sources said.

Superintendent of Police R K Chaturvedi said that serious cognisance has been taken and an inquiry was being conducted. He said that if celebratory firing was indulged in then action would be taken.

Mulayam in March had warned of stern action stating that such acts would not be tolerated.

(Agencies)