Bhubaneswar, Mar 30: Corona scare has cast its spell on the state Assembly with its Special Session being held at the state secretariat instead of its own building.
The Special Session for one hour has begun amidst tight security and the ministers and MLAs were in mask on their mouth.
Only one-third MLAs have attended the Session on the direction of the Speaker.
The Special Session is being held to pass the Annual Budget for 2020-21. The Appropriation Bill moved by Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari is to be passed in the House.