Council adjourned  sine-die; Chairman thanks members, admn, media

Council adjourned  sine-die; Chairman thanks members, admn, media
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was today adjourned sine die after transacting business for last day of the Budget Session-2016. Chairman, Haji Anayat Ali in exercise of powers conferred upon him under Rule 16 of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council adjourned the House sine die.
The Chairman expressed gratitude to the members of the House for their cooperation in ensuring smooth conduct of the Council proceedings.
The Chairman, also thanked State Administration, Print and Electronic Media, besides JKTDC, Police & Security Agencies, Govt. Press for providing adequate support to the Council proceedings.  The Chairman also appreciated the efforts put in by the staff of the Council Secretariat during the session for preparing replies as well as responses to questions of the members.
 He expressed gratitude to all the departments which were associated with the proceedings of the House during the entire session.
Giving details, the Chairman said out of 705 questions 458 starred questions and 243 un-starred questions were taken up during the session.
He said 22 resolutions were received out of which 13 were taken up and two adopted, 127 calling attention notices were received out which 52 were taken up, 27  discussions under rule 51 (2) and 6-A were received out of which 6 were taken up. The Chairman said that 11 Private member’s bills were received for introduction out of which 7 bills were taken up. He said 12 papers were laid on the table of the House during the session. The Chairman informed that during the session 13 Government bills were received out of which 6 were returned to the Legislative Assembly and 7 were passed. He said discussions on the working of three Ministries were conducted during the session.
Earlier, several members including Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, Ramesh Arora, Ghulam Nabi Monga and Dr. Bashir Ahmad Veeri spoke on the concluding day of the session and appreciated the Chairman for giving ample opportunities to the members to highlight and project the problems in their respective areas.

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