The three-day assembly session is starting in Uttarakhand from today.

On 22, the state government will pass a supplementary budget of more than 4000 crores. This was decided in the work on Sunday. With this, the opposition made it clear that the session would be challenging for the government. The Opposition will also come up with a proposal to stop work.

On the first day of the session, tribute will be paid to the late Sultan MLA Surendra Singh Jeena and four former MLAs. According to Assembly Speaker Premchandra Agarwal, no further work will be done on this day due to the direction of the demise. According to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Madan Kaushik, unsupported budgets, ordinances etc. will be laid on the Table of the House.

On the first day, the answers of the departments related to the Chief Minister were to be given. There will also be no Question Hour and Zero Hour due to the direction of the demise. The business of the house till December 22 was decided in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee on Sunday.
On 22, the government will discuss the supplementary budget and pass it on the same day. On 22nd, the Business Advisory Committee will meet again. At the same time, the opposition’s stance will be aggressive in this session as well and Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh also indicated this after the meeting of the Business Minister. The Congress has prepared to bring a proposal to stop work on inflation, unemployment, farmers’ problems etc.

Opposition adamant on seeking extension of time:
Congress MLA and PCC President Pritam Singh said that it has been made clear from his side that the House should run till Friday. This was also said on behalf of the Working Committee Committee. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Madan Kaushik said that the government does not have much business. Further work will be decided in the meeting of business on 22nd.

Congress’s assembly journey today:
Even outside the House, the government will have to face the tough opposition stance. Congress’s assembly journey is on Monday and with the party in-charge joining it, the Congress will not hesitate to throw its full force in this journey. In such a situation, the atmosphere outside the house will also be hot. On the 23rd, state agitators are also thinking of traveling in the assembly. Similarly, other organizations can also approach the assembly.

Assembly arranged for rapid antigen test:
According to Assembly Speaker Premchand Aggarwal, the legislators have been asked to bring a 72-hour Kovid Negative Report. If no one is able to bring a report, then there will be an antigen test worn on entry into the assembly and admission will be given only when the report comes negative.

CM will add virtual:
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, who is in isolation due to Corona infection, can be a part of the proceedings of the House on the virtual platform. Speaker Premchand Aggarwal also confirmed this and said that it is being arranged.

Acharya Balakrishna will do yoga:
Before the session on Monday, there will be a yoga program in the assembly of Acharya Balakrishna. According to the speaker, more and more MLAs have been asked to join it. Yoga is practiced in the Vidhan Sabha on 21st of every month.

Indira Legislative Assembly to take up bill reforms:
A delegation of teachers from the Andolitic non-government colleges met with Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh on Sunday to demand reforms in the Uttarakhand State University Bill 2020. The teachers made them aware of their problems. On this, the Leader of Opposition assured that in the Legislative Assembly session starting today, she will take up the matter of non-government colleges.

The teachers, who met the Leader of Opposition led by Dr. DK Tyagi, Secretary of Garhwal University Teachers Association, said that teachers and employees of non-government colleges have been agitating for the last several days demanding reforms in the Bill.

Despite this, no positive steps are being taken by the government on this issue. The teacher’s secretary said that the teacher had also met Governor Baby Rani Maurya earlier on this issue. Necessary action was assured from the Governor.

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