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Bihar budget session cut short in view of coronavirus outbreak

Chaudhary said the decision was taken at a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee of the House chaired by him earlier in the day.

Published: 16th March 2020 12:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2020 12:27 PM   |  A+A-

Bihar Assembly (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

PATNA: The ongoing budget session of the Bihar legislative assembly has been cut short and there will be no sittings of the House after Monday, Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said.

The budget session was scheduled till March 31.

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Chaudhary said the decision was taken at a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee of the House chaired by him earlier in the day.

"Accordingly, Appropriation Bill 2020-21 will be tabled and passed today itself. Debates scheduled for remaining budgetary demands for various departments will be guillotined," he told the House.

He also informed the House that the Question Hour and call attention motions slated for the day were, accordingly, suspended and adjourned the proceedings till 2 pm.



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