Gujarat Assembly breaks 1993 record of longest single-day sitting 

Friday's proceedings commenced at 10 am and concluded at around 12:09 am on Saturday, clocking more than 12 hours and nine minutes of proceedings in a single-day.

Published: 27th July 2019 08:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th July 2019 08:01 PM   |  A+A-

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

GANDHINAGAR: The 14th Gujarat Legislative Assembly has broken its 1993 record of the longest sitting on a single day with its proceedings lasting for more than 12 hours and nine minutes on Friday-Saturday.

The "historic" feat was celebrated by the legislators and officials after the announcement was made by the Speaker.

"The last day of the fourth session was historic for the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, as its proceedings continued for more than 12 hours and nine minutes, breaking its January 6, 1993 record," as per an official release issued on Saturday.

The proceedings of the Assembly had lasted for 12 hours and eight minutes on January 6, 1993.

Friday's proceedings commenced at 10 am and concluded at around 12:09 am on Saturday, clocking more than 12 hours and nine minutes of proceedings in a single-day factoring in the breaks taken by law-makers, it said.

Congratulating the MLAs and officials, Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi said this was an indication of a strong and healthy democracy.

The Assembly has 182 MLAs.

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