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Odisha Government cancelled All of Assembly Meetings in View of COVID 19 Situation

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Bhubaneswar : Today Odisha Government cancelled all scheduled meetings of various committees of the state Assembly in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, informed Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro here today.

The Assembly Speaker said meetings of several standing committees of the House were held last month. In view of current COVID-19 situation, the state Government yesterday directed to suspend all committee meetings scheduled in the coming days.

“Both the Ministry of Health and the Odisha Health Department have cautioned that the month of July will be very crucial. The number of positive cases is rising everyday. Taking this into consideration, we took several decisions on behalf the the state Assembly, including suspension of all scheduled meetings,” said the Speaker.

“The Assembly Session was concluded in March this year. Accordingly, the Monsoon Session was supposed to be held in August end or September. Discussions are on with the Speakers of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha regarding holding of the Assembly Session. We will act in accordance with the decision to be taken by both the Centre and state Government, he further said.

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