Thursday, October 22, 2020
Home World India COVID-19 Fears Reduce Bengal Assembly Monsoon Session To A Single Day

COVID-19 Fears Reduce Bengal Assembly Monsoon Session To A Single Day

Several MLAs, home workers and journalists Tuesday underwent COVID-19 take a look at in meeting premises

Kolkata:

The monsoon session of West Bengal meeting will likely be held for under a day on September 9 as a result of ongoing pandemic, Speaker Biman Banerjee stated on Tuesday.

It had been earlier determined that the House will meet for a two-day session from Septembaer 9. But the choice was modified through the all-party assembly on Tuesday and the home will now have a single day session, TMC sources stated.

“We don’t want people to stay in the assembly for a long time. So it has been decided that the house will be adjourned after obituary reference and placing of few reports,” Ms Banerjee stated.

Leader of the Opposition, Abdul Mannan criticised the TMC authorities for not accepting proposals for bringing in decision in opposition to the “anti-people” insurance policies of the Centre.

“We wanted to bring in a resolution against the National Education Policy and rise in the prices of essentials. But our proposal was turned down by the TMC. This only proves that TMC and BJP have a tacit understanding,” he alleged.

There have been situations when resolutions have been handed with none discussions. But the state authorities was adamant on not bringing any decision, Mr Mannan stated.

TMC denied the cost and stated the decision was not allowed because the session will likely be held for only a day.

Several MLAs, home workers and journalists Tuesday underwent COVID-19 take a look at within the meeting premises as a part of security norms forward of the monsoon session, officers stated.

The state authorities had despatched a proposal to the speaker in August for convening a session both from the primary or the second week of September, based on sources.

“As per the norms there cannot be a gap of more than six months between two sessions of the assembly. The last session was adjourned in March this year. So by September you have to hold the next session,” a senior chief of the Trinamool Congress stated.

The 294-member state meeting was adjourned sine die on March 17 because the state funds session was curtailed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Dixon, Newgarden anticipate “unknowns” in championship showdown

With the Covid-19 pandemic-caused cancelation of Long Beach, Detroit and Toronto, and with the shift of St. Petersburg from season-opener to season-closer, this...

Viagogo might must promote all or a part of StubHub, regulator says

Viagogo buys rival ticketing web site StubHub in $4bn deal

Chief Of Intelligence Agency R&AW Meets Nepal PM Amid Row Over Map: Report

Research and Analysis Wing chief Samant Kumar Goel visited Nepal PM's residence. (File)Kathmandu: Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief Samant Kumar Goel paid a...

Bigg Boss 14: Wish Pavitra had braveness to abuse me on my face, says Gauahar Khan

Gauahar Khan, who was a Toofani Senior in season 14 of Bigg Boss, says she is just...

Recent Comments