The Newz Radar
SHIMLA: The monsoon session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly will begin here on Monday (September 18, 2023) at 2 pm.
There are full chances of uproar in the House on the first day of the session itself. If the opposition BJP tries to corner the government over the alleged poor management in the aftermath of the disaster caused by heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, the ruling Congress is expected to hit back saying “it was not getting adequate help from the central government”.
Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will propose to pass a resolution in the House to declare it the Himachal devastation a national calamity, which will then be sent to the central government.
A total of seven sittings are proposed in the monsoon session that will run till September 25. This will be the third session of the 14th Assembly.
Public Accounts Committee chairman Anil Sharma will present various reports in the House. After this, CM Sukhu will propose to the central government to declare a national disaster in the state in view of the massive landslides, damage caused to roads, bridges, irrigation schemes, power projects, private-government properties and cattle due to monsoon.
Jhanduta MLA Jeetram Katwal will also put forward a proposal under Rule 130, in which he will talk about solving the problem of low voltage in the state and removing electric wires from the houses.
Several bills approved by the Governor will be placed on the table. These include Himachal Pradesh Maximum Limit Amendment Bill, 2021; Himachal Pradesh Regulation and Control of Ground Water Development and Management Amendment Bill, 2023; and Himachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation Amendment Bill, 2023.
Health Minister Dhaniram Shandil and Public Works Minister Vikramaditya Singh will table documents related to their departments. After that, the Chief Minister will place a copy of the Himachal Pradesh Municipal Services Amendment Ordinance, 2023, in the House.