GUWAHATI: The winter session of Assam Legislative Assembly scheduled to commence from November 28, will dedicate its last day with a discussion to commemorate the 150 years of birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.
The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has asked all legislative assemblies across the country to commemorate the 150 years of birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in a befitting manner. Some of the state assemblies celebrated the event on the day of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.
The winter session of Assam Assembly will be held from November 28 to December 6.As per the calendar for the meetings of the session, the first day of the session will have government business beginning with Oath of Affirmation by the newly elected members. This would be followed by the Question Hour.
After the Question Hour on the first day the Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami will announce the Report of the Business Advisory Committee of ALA settling the Business for the Winter Session of the Assembly. The Speaker will also announce the names of the Members constituting the Panel of Chairmen under Rule 9(1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Assam Legislative Assembly, Laying of Ordinances, Laying of Reports, Rules etc., Presentation of Reports of various Assembly Committees, Motion for election of Members to various Government Committees, Boards etc., Presentation of the list of Supplementary Demand for Grants and Supplementary Appropriation for the year 2019-2020, Introduction of Government Bills, and Obituary References.
There will be Question Hour and Private Member’s Business with Bills, Resolutions, Special Motion and Motions on November 29
The Assembly will have Government Business starting with Question Hour, followed by Voting & passing of Supplementary Demand and Supplementary Appropriation for 2019-2020, followed by Introduction, consideration & passing of Assam Appropriation Bill, 2019, on November 30.
The next sitting will be held on December 3 with Question Hour, Member’s Hour and Private Member’s Business with Bills, Resolutions, Special Motion and Motions. On December 4, the Assembly will have Government Business with Question Hour followed by Consideration and Passing of Government Bills and any other Government Business remaining unfinished. There will be Government Business with Speaker’s Initiative on December 5.