Odisha Assembly adjourned till 4pm today
The Odisha Assembly has been adjourned till 4 pm due to a huge ruckus created in the house by the opposition on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly has been adjourned till 4 pm due to a huge ruckus created in the house by the opposition on Monday.
BJP and Congress raised the issue of the Matric question paper leak in the Odisha Assembly earlier today. However, it is to be noted that the School and Mass Education Minster Samir Ranjan Dash clarified that there have been no confirmed reports of matric question paper leaks.
The Minister further clarified that the matter relating to the leak of papers in Puri district on Monday is yet to be brought to the notice of the Board or the Department. He also said that the opposition is creating the ruckus because they want to avoid certain questions during the ‘Question Hour’ of the Odisha Assembly.
The budget session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly began on February 21 and will be held till April 6. The House speaker Bikram Keshari Arukha held an all-party meeting to ensure the smooth conduct of the session.
Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal stated in the letter issued by the Parliamentary Affairs, “In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Clause (1) of Article 174 of the Constitution of India, I hereby summon the Twelfth Session of the Sixteenth Odisha Legislative Assembly to meet at 11.00 A.M. on February 21, 2023 in the Assembly Building at Bhubaneswar.”
Governor Ganeshi Lal will address the house on the opening day of the session. Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari will present the state budget for the financial year 2023-24 in the house on February 24, 2023.
The session will commence in two phases. The first phase will be held from February 21 to March 1st and the second from March 10th till April 6th.
The presentation of the Budget for the Year 2023 shall take place on February 24. The General Discussion on Budget shall be on February 27, 28, March 1. While the presentation of reports of the Standing Committees shall be on March 9, 10, 11, 12. March 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20-24, 27-29 shall be the days for the demands for grants.
The appropriation of Bill on Budget for the Year 2023-24 shall take place on March 31. The private members’ Business (Bills and Resolutions) shall be done on April 4, 6.
The opposition plans to raise the issues of law and order, agriculture and farmers and unemployment in the state during the session. On the other hand, the ruling party is also ready to deal with the opposition.