The Assembly met today at 9 A.M. The day was devoted for transaction of Govt. business.
Unstarred Questions Nos.18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 were replied to.
Shri Jormanik Syiem resumed his speech of 19.6.74 opposing the cut motion of Shri D.N. Joshi, M.L.A., Shri B.B. Lyngdoh, Minister in charge of Excise replied to the discussion, thereafter Shri D.N. Joshi withdrew his cut motion. Shri H.S. Lyngdoh moved his cut motion against the same grant. Shri F.K. Mawlot supported the cut motion of Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, Minister incharge of Excise replied to the points raised by Mr. Lyngdoh and Mr. Mawlot, thereafter Mr. Lyngdoh withdrew his cut motion.
Shri Rowell Lyngdoh in whose name stood another cut motion against this very Grant expressed his unwillingness to move it, in view of the fact that he had already taken part in the discussion on the earlier cut motion of Shri D.N. Joshi, M.L.A.
Accordingly Grant No.8 was passed by the House.
Grants Nos, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 were also passed today by the House. Against Grant No.10 there were cut motions, two in the name of Prof. M.N. Majaw and also that of Shri D.N. Joshi whereas Shri S.P. Swer opposed them. The Hon. Minister incharge Shri S.D.D. Nichols Roy replied to the various points raised in the discussions. The respective movers of the cut motions later withdrew their cut motions.
Grant No.15 was also moved. Against this Grant there was one cut motion which stood in the names of Shri R.Lyngdoh, Shri W. Syiemiong and Shri F.K. Mawlot, M.L.As. Shri Rowell Lyngdoh initiated the discussion on this cut motion. Shri W.Syiemiong also spoke after Shri R. Lyngdoh but had not completed his speech and would continue on the following day the 22nd June, 1974 when the House would meet again.
The House was then adjourned at 11.30 A.M. to meet again on Saturday, the 22nd June, 1974 at 9 A.M.
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Memo. No. AS (SB) 67/MLA/74/2861., Dated Shillong, the 22nd June, 1974.