Published On : Wed, Nov 29th, 2017

Winter session to begin in Nagpur from December 11

Nagpur: Winter session of the State legislature at Nagpur will begin on December 11 and conclude on December 22. The working of the session will be of only 10 days. The decision was taken at the advisory committee’s meeting of State Legislature held on Tuesday at Vidhan Bhavan.

The Opposition has demanded to extend session to four weeks evoking a similar sympathetic response from Parliamentary Affairs Minister Girish Bapat to utilise all 10 working days for productive use.

A discussion on supplementary demands will be held during the session.
The Government expects smooth working of the legislature and would strive to get justice to the problems faced by the people, he said.

During this session the government table a proposal for naming Shirdi airport.

A meeting of the Working Advisory Committee will be held on December 20. In this the issues related to backward region of Vidarbha will be discussed by extending daily sitting time of both the houses, he said.

The leader of opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde has demanded that the winter session be extended He said the working of the house should be at least of four weeks in a backward region like Vidarbha.

He further said, the discussion on Kelkar Committee’s report was held during the winter session of 2014 and now it is necessary to hold discussion on action taken on Kelkar Committee’s report. Balanced development in backward areas is must, he added.