Bhubaneswar, Aug 31: As many as 12 bills will be tabled during the Monsoon Session of Odisha Legislative Assembly of the 16th Assembly. This was informed by Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukha today.
The Monsoon Session of Odisha assembly commencing on Wednesday is likely to be stormy with the Opposition ready with several ammunitions to attack the Naveen Patnaik-led government, while the ruling party is getting prepared to counter the Opposition offensive.
The session will conclude on September 9. The Assembly will not meet on September 5, Sunday. The state government is likely to table several bills during the monsoon session.
According to reports, the Opposition are likely to raises issues– drought, disruption of law and order, price hikes, border disputes, token problems in Kharif paddy purchases, rising electricity prices, teacher shortages, shortages of doctors and unemployment.
In addition, the government will introduce a reservation amendment bill for the panchayat elections.
As per the provisional calendar, September 3 has been reserved for Private Members’ Business (Bills and Resolution), the rest of the other days are marked for official business.