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Posted at: Dec 7, 2017, 12:34 AM; last updated: Dec 7, 2017, 12:34 AM (IST)

Winter session begins at Gairsain today

Govt likely to table Lokayukta Bill; 1,000 questions listed

Neena Sharma

Tribune News Service

Dehradun, December 6

The Uttarakhand Government will table supplementary budget and several important Bills during the winter sessions of the state Assembly, which will begin tomorrow at Gairsain (Bhararisain) in Chamoli district.  

The Uttarakhand Assembly session will last till December 13. The supplementary Budget is likely to be tabled on the opening day of the session tomorrow. 

Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Speaker Prem Chand Aggarwal said that along with the supplementary budget, the government would table important Bills such as the Private Establishment and Shops Workers Act among others.

He said that more than 1000 questions had been listed for the session. “Besides legislative business, there are several important questions that are expected to be raised by the MLAs, and I am sure the opposition too would be keen to ask questions from the government on behalf of the people,” he said. 

Sources said that two resolutions and eight Bills were likely to be tabled during the session. Most importantly, the government is likely to table the Lokayukta Bill. 

Both were referred to the select committee for consultations.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister along with his ministerial colleagues and senior officials left for Gairsain today.

Sources also said that the government had made arrangements for ferrying the Cabinet ministers in a state helicopter till Gauchar and from where they were expected to go by road.

Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition Indira Hridayesh has criticised the state government for holding the session at Bhararisain in winter. 

The Met Department has also predicted rain and snow from December 12 to 14.


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