The Assembly met at 9.30 A.M. with the Speaker in the Chair.
Unstarred Questions Nos.34-37 with supplementaries thereto were disposed of. Replies to Unstarred Questions No.38 and 39 also were laid on the table.
(i) The House resumed further discussion on Cut Motion No.2 to Grant No.6.
The Supporters of this Cut Motion were not satisfied with the reply of the Revenue Minister, as a result of which the Cut Motion was put to voice vote and lost.
Cut Motion No.3 was ruled out of order by the chair as the matter sought to be raised was Sub-judice.
Cut Motion No.4 was withdrawn by the mover after adequate assurance from the Minister concerned towards redress of the grievance projected through this Cut Motion.
Grant No.6 was thereafter passed.
(ii) Grant No.7 and 11 were passed without any discussion in the absence of any Cut Motion.
(iii) Cut Motions No.1 and 2 in respect of Grant No.8 were clubbed. Cut Motion No.1 was moved by Shri A. Warjri and Supported by Shri R. Lyngdoh, but after adequate reply from the Minister of State-in-charge, the Cut Motions were withdrawn by leave of the House.
Cut Motion No.3 in respect of this Grant was withdrawn after the Minister's reply.
Grant No.8 was subsequently passed.
(iv) Grant No.9 and 12 were also passed without any discussion as the Cut Motions in respect of these Grants were not moved.
(v) Grant No.10 was passed after the Cut Motion in respect of this Grant was withdrawn by leave of the House.
(vi) Grant No.13 along with the Cut Motion in respect of the Grant was moved but as the time was up, the decision as to the admissibility of the Cut Motion was left to the Hon'ble Speaker by the Chairman till the next sitting.
The House was adjourned by the presiding Chairman, Shri H. Hadem, till 9.30 A.M. on Monday, June 6, 1997.
Sd/- D.S. KHONGDUP
Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
Memo. No. LB 19/MLA/77/10. Dt. Shillong, the 7th June, 1977.