Assembly to Sit Also in Evenings, Saturdays

Finance minister to present budget on the first day of the session followed by discussion on the same on Nov 7,8 and 9

Published: 29th October 2014 06:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th October 2014 06:01 AM   |  A+A-


EHYDERABAD: To ensure that the House discusses more problems, the Telangana  government has decided to hold the Assembly proceedings in the evening as well as Saturdays also. The maiden budget session of the Telanagana Assembly would commence from November 5.

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a meeting with  legislative affairs minister T Harish Rao, assembly secretary Raja Sadaram and other officials here on Tuesday.

Finance minister E Rajender will present the budget on the first day of the  Assembly session on Nov 5 and a discussion on the budget would be held on Nov 7, 8 and 9, according to a release.  Question hour would be held for one hour every day. After the discussion on budget, one day will be allocated for Zero Hour and the next day for the members to raise the issues concerning their constituencies,’’ the release said.

Each party will be given time to speak both in the Assembly and Council based on their numbers.  On the issue of convening Assembly on Saturdays, the BAC will take a call, the release said.

The following ministers will reply to the questions raised by the Opposition on issues pertaining to the ministries held by chief minister

N Narasimha Reddy        Law and Order

E Rajender                     BC, SC, ST welfare & Endowments

Mahmood Ali                   Minority welfare.

Dr T Rajaiah                   Sports, Youth, Culture and Tourism.

P Srinivas Reddy             MA&UD.

T Harish Rao                   GAD and Power.

Mahender Reddy             Commercial taxes.

KT Rama Rao                  Industries and textiles.

Jogu Ramanna                Environment, science & technology.

Jagadish Reddy               Women and child welfare and law.

Padma Rao                      R&B.


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