Gujarat Assembly: Woman legislator to conduct proceedings today

  • IANS, Ahmedabad
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2016 10:18 IST

Gujarat state assembly will see a woman legislator condut the day’s proceedings on Tuesday, the International Women’s Day.

Speaker Ganpat Vasava made this announcement on Monday.

Vasava said that senior legislator Neema Acharya, who is on the panel of presiding officers, would handle the day’s session while women legislators would be given priority during the Question Hour and Assembly discussions on Tuesday.

According to an official release, this initiative by the speaker has found praise from across the party lines.

Neema Acharya, who represents Anjar constituency in Kutch district, is from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

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