Next Odisha Assembly session to be held before Dec 31: Speaker Patro

28/10/2020 at 12:48 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 28: The Winter Session of Odisha Assembly will be held before December 31. This was informed by Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro.

“As per rules, the Assembly sessions should have 60 working days, but only the Assembly has sat for 20 working days so far. The House needs to sit for another 40 working days before December 31,” said the Speaker.

Governor’s approval is awaited, he added.

On October 6, the monsoon session of the assembly was adjourned one day ahead of its scheduled date of closure. It was scheduled to conclude on October 7.

The session was held amidst strict Covid-19 measures. There was no Question Hour during the session for the first time in view of Covid-19 pandemic. However, answers to 898 written questions were laid on the table of the assembly. Three adjournment motions were discussed during the session.

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