The Assembly met at 9.30 A.M. with the Speaker in the Chair.
Starred questions Nos.12 to 14 and unstarred questions Nos.137 to 144 were disposed of with supplementaries thereto. Replies to unstarred questions Nos.145 and 146 were placed on the members' table.
The Chair announced that the Deputy Speaker, Shri. Singjan Sangma, tendered his resignation from the office of Deputy Speaker with effect from April 2, 1980. The Speaker fixed Tuesday, April 8, 1980, as the date for election of a new Deputy Speaker.
(i) The House passed grant No.10 after the second Cut Motion against this grant was withdrawn on adequate reply by the Ministers for Transport.
(ii) Cut Motion No.1 on Grant No.11 was withdrawn by the mover after the Minister, Power, replied to the salient points raised during the discussion on this Grant.
Further discussion on this grant was postponed till the next day for want of time.
The House rose at 1.37 P.M. and stood adjourned till 9.30 A.M. on Thursday, April 3, 1980.
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