J&K legislative council adjourned sine die

Last Updated: Monday, October 11, 2010 - 22:20

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative
Council was today adjourned sine die after a 12-day session
which was marred by opposition Peoples` Democratic Party
(PDP) boycott.

Deputy Chairman of the Council S Arvinder Singh Micky
adjourned the House sine-die after all business listed for the
day was completed.

Giving details of the business transacted during the
session, Micky said 148 questions including 102 starred and 46
un-starred were taken up in the Council during the session.

Six resolutions, eight calling attention notices,
three private members Bills were introduced and three
Legislative Assembly Private Members Bills taken up during
103rd session of the Council, he added.

The Deputy Chairman said 12 Government Bills were also
taken up besides a discussion under rule 60-A and half an hour
discussion were also held in the listed business of
Legislative Council during this session.

Earlier, Participating in the Motion of Thanks,
Minister for Medical Education R S Chib said many public
centric issues were deliberated upon in the Legislative
Council which felt the absence of the opposition Members.

By staying away, he said the opposition Members have
shown "irresponsibility" besides causing loss to the people
whom they represented in the Upper House of the State
Legislature.

The Minister said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah himself
replied questions raised by the members during the entire
session.

"At the end of the session, all of us have gained a
lot as public issues were discussed and their urgent demands
brought to the notice of the government," he said.

-PTI



First Published: Monday, October 11, 2010 - 22:20

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