Goa Assembly's one-day session underway

Goa Legislative Assembly Monday condoled the death of noted personalities from various fields, including the state's former Governor Mohammed Fazal who died last month.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 20, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Panaji: Goa Legislative Assembly Monday condoled the death of noted personalities from various fields, including the state's former Governor Mohammed Fazal who died last month.

The one-day special Assembly session is being held today to ratify the Judicial Accountability Bill, which was passed in both the Houses of Parliament a few months back.

As the session began this morning, a resolution was passed condoling the death of Prof Bipan Chandra (historian), Mohammed Fazal (former Governor), V K Naik (film producer), Ashok Kelkar (language expert), Shankar Vaidya (poet), Madhukar Mordekar (freedom fighter) and Madhav Kamath (journalist).

Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar passed the resolution.