Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 26
The Haryana Assembly right this moment handed 12 Bills in simply over 90 minutes within the monsoon session of the Vidhan Sabha, which lasted lower than three hours. Walkout by the Congress-led Opposition, which needed deliberation on key Bills, couldn’t deter the BJP-JJP authorities from tabling the Bills.
Held underneath extraordinary circumstances within the absence of CM ML Khattar, Speaker Gian Chand Gupta, Agriculture Minister JP Dalal, Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma and 4 legislators — all optimistic for Covid-19 — the session started at 2 pm and was adjourned sine die effectively earlier than 5 pm. Five different MLAs — Kiran Choudhry, Dura Ram, Pradeep Chaudhary, Gopal Kanda and Ram Niwas — stayed away. As many as 23 Vidhan Sabha staffers additionally examined optimistic for the virus right this moment.
The session was curtailed to a couple hours after the enterprise advisory committee (BAC) of the Assembly met this morning. “It was decided the business has to be transacted in shorter duration in view of the pandemic,” mentioned Deputy Speaker Ranbir Gangwa.
Leader of the Opposition BS Hooda mentioned: “The members should have been given an opportunity to debate, but the government was hell bent on passing the Bills without discussion.”
Bills to undo 2017 modification to the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act, and amend the Haryana municipal, items and repair and worth added tax Acts