Budget session culminates

TNN Bureau. Updated: 2/13/2018 1:40:36 AM Front Page

JAMMU: Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, in exercise of powers conferred upon him under Rule 16 of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today adjourned the House sine-die after 27-day Budget Session.
In his brief speech, the Speaker expressed gratitude to the members, including Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Parliamentary Affairs Minister, A R Veeri, Leader of the Opposition, Omar Abdullah for their cooperation for smooth conduct of Business in the House.
He maintained that being first timer as Member of the House, he had the opportunity to become the Speaker of this august House and learnt things gradually and with the cooperation of all parties he tried to do justice with all Members to give them adequate time for the debate.
He also complimented the entire administration, assembly secretariat, media, security agencies, civil secretariat employees, Information Department and all other departments who played their role for the smooth conduct of the Budget Session.
Meanwhile, Chairman, Legislative Council, Hajji Anyat Ali in exercise of the Powers conferred on him under Rule-16 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Jammu & Kashmir today adjourned the House sine die.
In his brief speech, the Chairman expressed gratitude to all the members for conducting the House in a smooth manner.
Earlier, Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta announced the names of best legislators for the year 2016-17. Those nominated for the award include Mian Altaf Ahmed, Javed Hassan Beigh and Rajiv Jasrotia.
He also announced to display the portrait of late legislator, Sheikh Jabbar in the Assembly Lobby. The late leader was killed by the militants in year 1990.

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