The Assembly met at 9 A.M. with the Deputy Speaker in the Chair.
Starred Questions Nos.6 and 8, and No.7 with supplementaries, were disposed of.
Unstarred Questions Nos.102, 106, 107 and 108 with supplementaries thereto were also disposed of. Answers to Unstarred Questions Nos.103, 104, 105 and 109 were laid on the Members' table.
The Minister for Industries, Shri S.D.D. Nichols Roy, corrected his earlier reply to Unstarred Question No.100(c) which was disposed of on 22nd March, 1975. The figures and words " 25th August, 1975" appearing in reply to Question No. (c) should read "25th August, 1973".
The House resumed discussion of Grant No.17 which could not be passed on 22nd March, 1975, for want of time. The Chief Minister replied to the discussion under Cut Motion No.1 in respect of the Grant and the mover withdrew the Cut Motion after hearing the Leader of the House.
Cut Motions No.2 standing in the name of Shri Lewis Bareh (CONG) was not moved. However, the Chief Minister made a short statement on the requisite qualification of the personnel manning the Criminal Investigation Department, on the request of Shri W. Syiemiong (HSPDP) as the Chief Minister had stated in his reply to Cut Motion No.1 that he would deal with this when Cut Motion No.2 would be moved.
Cut Motions Nos.3 and 4 were withdrawn after hearing the Chief Minister and Grant No.17 was passed.
Grants Nos.18 and 19 were passed without any discussion. Cut Motions in respect of Grant No.18 standing in the name of Shri S.N. Koch (CONG) was not taken up as the member was found absent.
Cut Motion No.1 in respect of Grant No.20 was moved but withdrawn after hearing the Minister for P.W.D. Cut Motion No.2 was moved but the discussion could not be concluded for want of time.
The House was adjourned by the Chairman, Shri G. Mylliemngap, who was presiding, till 9 A.M. on Tuesday, the 25th March, 1975
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Memo. No. AS (SB) 1/MLA/75/14093-14293., Dt. Shillong, the 25/3/75.