PATNA: The five-day winter session of the state legislature will begin on Monday, when the ruling and opposition benches are likely to be on their guard in the state assembly and the legislative council, as the latter would raise questions that could make the session stormy, observers feel.
Government business to be discussed during the session concerns the safe passage of at least two bills – one related to the Technical Services Commission and the other related to private universities – in the Assembly. .
Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha will do his best to run the House smoothly, so that the government can answer as many questions as possible from the relevant MPs during the question-and-answer session.
Sinha has already held a meeting with senior state government officials to ensure that government responses to questions posed by relevant MPs are submitted and also uploaded to the assembly portal. The Acting President of the Legislative Council, Awadhesh Narayan Singh, also attended the meeting.
During the monsoon session, about 99% of the questions were answered and also picked up by the congregation, and Sinha would certainly like to keep the tempo going. The legislative council has already opted for the reorganization of the Chamber in order to change the way of working of the MLC, since tablets have been installed on the desks.
In addition, Sinha also organized a multi-party meeting before the start of the winter session and also called on the relevant political parties and their MPs to keep the House running smoothly.
As for the Treasury benches, they are supported by the fact that the JD (U) won the two assembly seats – Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur – where the polls were held recently, the former comfortably and the latter in a captivating vote counting session. .
On the opposition side, the by-elections saw relations between the RJD and Congress deteriorate, as a result of which the leader of the Legislative Party of Congress in the Assembly, Ajeet Sharma, announced that his party had failed. was not in the Grand Alliance, and therefore the coordination of speech with other opposition parties would focus on selective issues.
To this extent, it would be interesting to see how and to what extent the opposition parties are able to achieve coordination of speech and on what issues observers feel.
Meanwhile, the opposition parties have a plethora of issues to raise in both Houses. “Niti Ayog’s recent report on the state of the household economy, income and standard of living of the state’s population is high on our agenda,” said Bhai Birendra, senior member of the RJD.
“That aside, we will also focus on issues related to prohibition, unemployment, growing state crime, corruption in the higher education system and others,” he said. added.