Guwahati Today


Sessions in 2018 may be in new building: Speaker

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Oct 11: Assam Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami has said that the Assembly session to be held in August-September, 2018 is likely to be held in the New Building currently under construction.
Talking to newsmen in the city on Wednesday, the Speaker said”: “We’ve set a target to complete the main structure of the New Building by March next.  Besides the main structure, the buildings have two annexes which will take time. The original estimate for the construction of the buildings was Rs 228 crore. However, due to delay because of court cases in the construction work the cost of the buildings is likely to be escalated to Rs 400 crore.”