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Assembly winter session begins today

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Dec 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Six bills likely to be tabled, security heightened as BJP plans gherao

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, Dec 6: Security has been tightened in and around the State Assembly in view of the five-day winter session that begins on Monday.

This will be Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's last full-fledged session before the State goes to polls next year. Gogoi will place the vote on accounts budget in February.

Six bills - The Assam Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2015, The Assam Backward Classes Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015, The Assam Venture Educatiol Institutions (Provincialization of Services) (Amendment) Bill, 2015, The Assam Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2015, The Clinical Establishments (Registration &Regulation) Act, 2010 (Central Act No 23 of 2010) for adoption and The Assam State Acquisition of Zamindary (Repeal) Bill, 2015 - are expected to be placed during the session.

As many as 20 organizations are likely to stage demonstrations at Last Gate regarding various demands during the session.

The BJP has also chalked out a programme to gherao the assembly on December 9. The party plans to bring 50,000 people for the programme.

Meanwhile, the Congress has asked the Speaker to relocate the seats of the nine rebel legislators who recently joined the BJP.

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