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Nagaland News : Budget session resumes from Today

Nagaland , 2020-02-07 11:21 AM
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Nagaland Legislative Assembly's Budget session resumes on Friday.

This was announced Thursday by official sources in Kohima.

The session then resumes after a 20-day delay.

The Speaker had adjourned the House on the first day of the session on January 17 only, following the passage of the Constitution 126th Amendment Act, 2019.

The Speaker's election is also to take place on Friday.

The ruling People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) nominee is Deputy Speaker Sharingain Longkumer while the opposition candidate has been nominated by Dr. Imtiwapang Aier.

State Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds the portfolio of finance, will present the 2020-21 Budgets on the penultimate day of the session.

It will be considered and passed on next 14 of February.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is likely to be taken up on Saturday by discussing issues of pressing public importance.

The House will also be debating Motion of Thanks to the address given by the Governor on 17 January.

Working day on February 8: Meanwhile, the Nagaland government has declared February 8 (Saturday) as a working day for all offices of the State Government located in Kohima.

This has been done on account of the ongoing fifth session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

A notice issued through the DIPR directed all administrative heads and heads of departments to ensure the attendance of the officers and staff of their respective departments.


Updated by: News Sources 2020-02-07 11:21 AM