Bhubaneswar, Sept 22 (LocalWire): Odisha Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro today said that most of the Assembly proceedings would continue in the upcoming Monsoon Session barring the Question Hour.
“As per the law all Assembly proceedings would be conducted like Zero Hour, Adjournment Motion, Calling Attention Motion, Legislation Debates and others. Only the Question Hour will be deferred like how the Parliament did,” he said.
He also added that the final modalities of conducting the house would be finalized after the all party meeting scheduled on September 25.
“We will have an all-party meeting on September 25 where we will decide on the final modalities of running the Assembly.
Senior leaders of all the parties have been called for the meeting,” he said.
The Speaker said that the Assembly would run on the lines of Parliament. “We have installed glasses inside the assembly hall and also ensure adequate social distancing amid the MLAs in the House.” he said.
He also added, “We may use the public gallery for MLAs.
It is likely that the media personnel would be allowed inside the Assembly with some restrictions in their numbers.”
The Monsoon Session of the Assembly is scheduled to start from September 29.