MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

(NOVEMBER SESSION, 1971)

BULLETIN NO. I

Thursday, the 25th November, 1971.

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        The Assembly met at 10 A.M. There was  no questions for the day. 

QUESTIONS :

        The Speaker made a statement regarding the procedure for correcting answers to Unstarred Questions in connection with the reply to Unstarred Question No.46 to which answers were laid in the tables of the House on the 29th June, 1971, in accordance with the procedure laid down in Direction Nos.16 & 16A of the Directions by the Speaker, Lok Sabha ( 1962 Edn. ).

OBITUARY REFERENCES :

        The Chief Minister and Leader of the House referred to the demise of Mr. Wilson Reade, Ex-M.L.A., Assam and a popular leader in the Khasi Hills and Mr. S.M. Deb., Ex. Minister of Assam. The following Hon'ble Members associated with the Chief Minister and paid their glowing tributes to both the departed souls.

(1)  

Shri Singjan Sangma,

(2)  

Mr. B.B. Lyngdoh, 

(3)  

Mr. P.R. Kyndiah,

(4)  

Mr. Johndeng Pohrmen.

        The Speaker also associated himself with the feelings expressed by the Leader of the House and other Hon'ble Members of the House and recalling their achievements and contributions paid high tributes to the various activities of Mr. Wilson Reade and Mr. S.M. Deb.

        The House stood in silence for a minute in respectful homage to the departed souls.

REPORT OF THE BUSINESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

        The Speaker then announced the report of the Business Advisory Committee held on the 15th November, 1971. The Report was adopted in the House.

PANEL OF CHAIRMEN.

        The Speaker then announced the names of Members nominated by him to the Panel of Chairmen for the November Session, 1971. The following is the Panel :-

(1)  

Mr. P.R. Kyndiah, M.L.A.,

(2)  

Mr. Johndeng Pohrmen, M.L.A.,

(3)  

Mr. Akramozzaman, M.L.A., and

(4)  

Mr. Samarendra Sangma, M.L.A. 

PRESENTATION OF SUPPLEMENTARY DEMANDS FOR GRANTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION FOR 1971-72.

        Mr. B.B. Lyngdoh, the Finance Minister presented the Supplementary Demands for Grants and Supplementary Appropriations for 1971 - 1972.

BILLS INTRODUCED :

        The following Bills were introduced :-

        (1) Mr. B.B. Lyngdoh, ( Minister, Law ) introduced the Meghalaya Adaptation and Application of Laws, Bill, 1971.

        (2) Mr. S.D.D. Nichols-Roy, (Minister, Revenue) introduced the Meghalaya Transfer of Land (Regulation) Bill, 1971.

ADJOURNMENT :

        As there was no business for the day, the Assembly was then adjourned at 10.55 A.M., till 9 A.M., on Friday, the 26th November, 1971. 

N.C. HANDIQUE,

SHILLONG.

Secretary,

The 25th November, 1971.

Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.

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