The Assembly met at 9 A.M. with the Speaker in the Chair.
Unstarred Questions Nos.110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119, 120, 122 and 124 with supplementaries thereto were disposed of. Replies to Unstarred Questions Nos.111, 113, 117, 121 and 123 were laid on the Members' table.
The House resumed discussion on Grant No.20. Cut Motions Nos.2 and 4 in respect of this Grant were not moved and stood withdrawn by leave of the House after hearing from the Minister, P.W.D. , and the grant was passed. The House also passed today Grants Nos.21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44 and 46.
Grants Nos.21, 22, 23, 24, 25 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 37, 39, 40,42, 43, 44, 45 and 46 were passed without any discussion. All the Cut Motions under Grants Nos.26, 33, 39 and Cut Motion No.4 under Grant No.31, Cut Motions Nos.1 and 2 of Grant No.37 were not moved. The Cut Motions under Grant Nos.29 and 46 as also Cut Motions No.2 and 3 of Grant No.31, No.31, No.1 of Grant No.85, No.2 of Grant No.41, and No.2 of Grant NO.43 stood automatically withdrawn due to absence of the Members in whose name they stood.
The Cut Motion by Shri F.K. Mawlot, (HSPDP) under Grant No.36 was pressed to vote and lost with 14 members (APHLC) for and 2 ( Shri F.K. Mawlot and Shri W. Syiemiong, both HSPDP) against the Cut Motion with 4 abstentions (Cong).
The rest of the Cut Motions under various Grants were moved but later withdrawn after the Ministers concerned replied to the various points raised during the discussion of these Cut Motions.
The 2 Cut Motions in respect of Grant No.37 were ruled out as they were not relevant to the Grant.
Cut Motion No.1 under Grant No.47 was moved but the discussion could not be concluded for want of time.
The House was adjourned by the Chairman, Shri U. Kharbuli, who was presiding, till 9 A.M. on Wednesday, the 26th March, 1975.
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Memo. No. AS (SB) /MLA/75/14507-14706., Dt. Shillong, the 26-3-1975.