Dehradun, December 7: The winter session of Uttarakhand Government will start today. In this session various important issues and bills related to the state will be discussed. The state assembly will start winter sessions at Gairsain (Bhararisain) in Chamoli district.
The Uttarakhand Assembly session will last till December 13. The supplementary Budget is to be tabled on the opening day of the session today. Local artists performed religious rituals before the opening and felicitated MLAs with traditional hats. This rituals were performed before the assembly hall of the state.
Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Speaker Prem Chand Aggarwal said that along with the supplementary budget, the government would table important Bills such as the Private Establishment and Shops Workers Act among others.
He said that more than 1000 questions had been listed for the session. “Besides legislative business, there are several important questions that are expected to be raised by the MLAs, and I am sure the opposition too would be keen to ask questions from the government on behalf of the people,” he said.
Sources said that two resolutions and eight Bills were likely to be tabled during the session. Most importantly, the government is likely to table the Lokayukta Bill.
Both were referred to the select committee for consultations.