MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

BULLETIN NO.9

Monday the 24th June, 1974.

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

        The Assembly met today the 24th June, 1974 at 9 A.M. The day was devoted for transaction of Govt. Business.

1. QUESTIONS:

        Unstarred questions 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 and 46 and 47 were replied to :-

II. VOTING ON DEMANDS.

        Grant No.17. There were two remaining Cut-Motions against this Grant; one in the names of Shri F.K. Mawlot; M.L.A., Shri W.Syiemiong, M.L.A.; Shri Rowell Lyngdoh, M.L.A.; and Prof M.N. Majaw, M.L.A. and the other in the name of Shri S.D. Khongwir, M.L.A. Both these Cut-Motions were not moved as the Members expressed their unwillingness to move them. The Cut-motions accordingly with the approval of the House stood withdrawn.

        Grant No.17 was accordingly passed by the House.

        Grant No.18. Against this Grant there was one Cut Motion which stood in the name of Prof. M.N. Majaw, M.L.A The following Members supported the Cut Motion of Prof. M.N. Majaw. These are :- Shri S.D. Khongwir, M.L.A.; and Shri D.N. Joshi, M.L.A. On the other hand Shri P.R. Kyndiah, M.L.A. opposed the Cut Motion. The Hon. Chief Minister replied to the various points raised by the hon. Members in the discussion. Later, Prof. M.N. Majaw withdrew his Cut Motion. Grant No.18 was accordingly passed by the House.

        Grant No.19. Against this Grant there were two cut motions which were in the names of Shri P.N. Choudhory, M.L.A. and Prof. M.N. Majaw, M.L.A. With the approval of the House, the Hon. Speaker clubbed these two Cut Motions together in view of the fact that they represented the same view and intention. Shri D.N. Joshi, M.L.A., Shri W. Syiemiong, M.L.A., Shri H.E. Poshna, M.L.A. supported the above cut motion, whereas Prof. A.Warjri, M.L.A. and Shri B.B. Shallam, M.L.A. opposed it. Shri B.b. Lyngdoh, Minister-in-charge Printing and Stationery Department, replied to the points raised in the discussion. The Hon. Chief Minister also participated by way of giving clarification to some other points. Later, Shri P.N. Choudhory, M.L.A. withdrew his cut motion. Grant No.19 was accordingly passed by the House.

        Grant. No.20

        Against this Grant there were 6(six) Cut Motions. Cut motion No. I was in the name of Shri L. Bareh, M.L.A. Shri Bareh moved his cut motion. Shri H.E. Poshna, M.L.A., Shri S.D. Khongwir, M.L.A. supported this cut Motion. Shri P.R. Kyndiah, opposed it. Shri D.D. Pugh, Minister of State in-charge P.W.D., replied to the discussion. Later, Shri L. Bareh withdrew his Cut Motion.

        Cut Motion No.2 stood in the name of Prof. M.N. Majaw, M.L.A., who accordingly moved it. Shri F.K. Mawlot, M.L.A. supported his contention. Shri D.D. Pugh, Minister of State incharge P.W.D., replied. The Hon. Chief Minister also participated by way of giving clarification. Later, Prof. M.N. Majaw, M.L.A. withdrew his Cut Motion.

        Cut Motion No.3 which stood in the name of Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, M.L.A., was not moved as the Hon. mover refused to move. Accordingly the Cut Motion stood withdrawn.

        Cut Motion No.4 which stood in the names of Shri W. Syiemiong, M.L.A. and Shri Rowell Lyngdoh, M.L.A., was moved by Shri W. Syiemiong, M.L.A. Shri Upstar Kharbuli, M.L.A. and Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, M.L.A. supported this Cut Motion. Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, M.L.A., had not completed his speech and would continue his speech on the next day, the 25th June, 1974 the House would meet again.

ADJOURNMENT:

        The House was then adjourned at 1 P.M. to meet again tomorrow the 25th June, 1974 at 9 A.M.

Sd/-R.T. RYMBAI,
Secretary,
Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.

Memo. No. AS (SB) 67/MLA/74/2904.,  Dated Shillong, the 25th June, 1974.