The Assembly met at 9.30 A.M. with the Speaker in the Chair.
Starred Question No.3 with supplementaries thereto were disposed of.
Unstarred Questions No.41-43, No.46-48, No.50-51, No.54 and No.61 with supplementaries thereto were disposed of. Replies to Unstarred Questions No.44-45, No.49, No.52-53, No.55-60 were laid on the Members' table.
The Minister for Finance, Shri B.B. Lyngdoh, introduced the Meghalaya Credit Operation and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 1976.
The House passed Demands for Budget Grants no.1-17. All the Cut Motion in respect of Grants No.4, No.5, No.6, No.8, No.10, No.13, No.15, No.16, and No.17 were either withdrawn by leave of the House after adequate replies from the Minister concerned or not moved or ruled out of order by the Chair.
The Chief Minister's reply in respect of discussion on Cut Motion No.2 to Grant NO.18 was deferred till the following day for want of time.
The House was adjourned by the Speaker till 9.30 A.M. on March 25, 1976.
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Memo. No. AS (SB) 6/MLA/1450-1650., Dt. the 25th March, 1976.