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Session to start in new Assembly building on May 12

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent
Itagar, May 3: The new Aruchal Pradesh Legislative Assembly building, nearing completion, is ready to hold its first session on May 12 next. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who inspected the upcoming Assembly building on Tuesday, was updated on the status of the construction work by Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, an official release informed here today. The assembly building hall with most advanced facilities has seating capacity of 90. It has ultra modern audio system and a high podium for speaker. Large TV screens are mounted on the walls to display the proceedings of the Assembly whose roof is adorned by glittering lights. The building also hosts a visitor’s gallery and a media gallery on the first floor. The executing agency informed the chief minister that the main assembly hall was complete while only landscaping and gate work was pending. They assured Khandu and his team that the remaining work would be completed in the given time frame. Deputy Speaker Tumke Bagra, PHE&WS and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bamang Felix, WRD Minister Kamlung Mossang, Art and Culture Minister Mohesh Chai and MLA Tesam Pongte accompanied the chief minister during the visit. The Assembly houses office chambers for CM, speaker, deputy speaker and resting hall for legislators, which Khandu inspected. He also inspected the library hall, cafeteria and conference hall, the release added.

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