JK News Today

Jammu, December 30

The 26-day long Budget session which will start from Monday could be the most sensitive session of the state legislature, as the Speaker of the legislative assembly, Kavinder Gupta informed the ‘JK News Today’ that a discussion on the recent Kashmir unrest is possible.

Speaker informed Governor will address the joint session on January 2 and later the joint condolences will be held in the house.

The legislative assembly has received 1154 questions for the budget session, out of which 623 are starred and 531 are unstarred. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti will reply of Governor’s address on January 9 and the annual budget will be presented in both Legislative Assembly and Council on January 10.

Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu will present Budget in Legislative assembly and Minister of state (MoS) Finance Ajay Kumar Nanda will present it in the Council.

  • Governor Address of January 2
  • CM reply on Governor address on January 9
  • Budget in both house on January 10
  • Total question of session: 1154 (623 starred,531 unstarred)

 “All the constructive issues will be taken up, including Kashmir unrest. A detailed discussion is possible during the session on recent unrest in Kashmir,” said Kavinder Gupta, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly.

“I hope all the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) including opposition will support the smooth conduct of the Budget session and participate in all the discussions,” he added.

Meanwhile the opposition is all set to corner the PDP-BJP government on different issues.

MLA Nagrota and senior National Conference (NC) leader Devinder Singh Rana told JK News Today that the opposition will raise the issues related to the problems being faced by the people of the state and demand answer from the incumbent   government.

“They have created a wedge between in the regions which led to create communal divide. They are trying to bury the article 370, 35A, Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) and many other important identities of the state, which is a serious matter of concern for the state,” said Devinder Singh Rana, MLA Nagrota.

“There are many issued in the state which needs immediate attention of the government like the salaries of the Casual laborers and Daily wagers, MNREGA, Unemployment and many more. We will raise all these issued in the house and seek answer from the PDP-BJP government,” he added.

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