The Assembly met today the 25th June, 1974 at 9 A.M.
The day was devoted for transaction of Govt. Business.
Unstarred questions No.48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66. 67 and 68 were replied to.
Shri H.S. Lyngdoh, M.L.A. continued his speech of the previous day the 24th June, 1974 in support of cut motion No.4 which stood in the name of Sarvashri W. Syiem and R. Lyngdoh, M.L.As.
Shri Edward Kurbah, who was also the mover of cut motion No.5 supported the cut motion No.4 and sought the approval of the House that his cut motion be clubbed together with cut motion No.4 since he expressed his desire to participate in the discussion on the above cut motion. The House approved of his request and accordingly his cut motion was clubbed together with out motion No.4. Shri R. Lyngdoh, who was one of the movers of cut motion No.4 also spoke. Shri F.K. Mawlong, Shri S.D. Khongwir, Prof. M.N. Majaw and H.E. Poshna, supported the cut motion. Shri K.M. Roy, Shri S.P. Swer, Shri Reidson Momin and Shr H. Hadem opposed the cut motion. The Hon. Minister of State incharge of P.W.D., Shri D.D. Pugh replied to the points raised in the discussion. The Hon. movers of the cut motions No.4 and 5 stood withdrawn. Another cut motion against this grant which stood in the name of Shri Upstar Kharbuli was not moved as the hon. mover refused to move it in view of the fact that he had already taken part in the discussion on the two cut motions above. Accordingly grant No.20 was passed.
The Assembly also passed today the following grants. These are :- Grant Nos. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30.
Grant No.31 was also moved. Against this grant a cut motion in the name of Shri Lewis Bareh, M.LA. was moved. The following members participated today in the discussion on the above cut motion :- viz, Sarvashri H.E. Poshna, D.N. Joshi, S.D. Khongwir, F.K. Mawlot supported the cut motion. Shri Jormanik Syiem and Shri H. Hadem opposed it. During the discussion the Minister incharge of Education Shri D.D. Pugh, gave some clarifications to some of the points raised. Further discussion on this cut motion would be taken up the next day, the 26th June, 1974, when the House would meet again.
The House was then adjourned at 1 P.M. to meet again tomorrow the 26ht June, 1974 at 9 A.M.
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Memo. No. AS (SB) 67/MLA/74/2946 (A) Dt. Shillong, the 26th June, 1974.