Assembly adjourned sine die

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Dharamsala
  • Updated: Dec 12, 2014 19:52 IST

The state assembly was on Friday adjourned sine die after eight-day winter session with cordial atmosphere in the house, expect for few walkouts by the opposition party.

Speaker Brij Behari Butial, chief minister Virbhadra Singh and opposition leader Prem Kumar Dhumal addressed the house on the conclusion.

The CM said though the house could not complete 35 sitting this year, the overall atmosphere remained cordial and discussion were held on many issues of public interests.

He appreciated the members for ensuring smooth proceedings of the House.

Leader of opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal said the difference in opinion was sign of healthy and strong democracy.
“The proceedings of the house remained smooth, which is a good thing,” he added.

The Speaker said 12 bills were laid, discussed and passed in the house while thirteen reports were presented by different assembly committees and 19 statements were laid under the special mention in the house.
The assembly discussed three issues in calling attention motions under the rule 62 and two debates were brought under rule 130.

“Two private member resolutions were passed and 200 starred and 110 unstarred questions were taken up during the session,” he told.

He also extended the greetings of Christmas and New Year to the members and people of the state.

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