Assam Assembly session from today with 50% attendance

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Published: August 31,2020 08:47 AM
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August 31, 2020: The 4-day autumn session of the Assam Assembly commencing from Monday with 50% attendance of MLAs and officials.

August 31, 2020: The 4-day autumn session of the Assam Assembly commencing from Monday with 50% attendance of MLAs and officials.





The 4-day assembly session will be held amidst strict health protocols including 50% attendance of MLAs and officials. This time, the number of journalists has also been reduced to 30 percent while entry of visitors and students has been barred. At least 20 bills are likely to be tabled in the session which will end on September 3.





Ahead of the sesion, 4 MLAs were tested Covid positive on Sunday. Hailakandi MLA Anowar Hussain Laskar, Dhubri MLA Nazrul Hoque, Lahowal MLA Rituparna Baruah and Naharkatia MLA Naren Sonowal were tested positive during a mandatory testing of ministers, MLAs, officials and journalists. So far, 25 MLAs including ex-chief minister Tarun Gogoi and minister Sum Ronghang have been tested Covid positive.