The autumn session of the tenth Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will have six working days.
The nsession begins from September 6 and will conclude on September 13.
The calendar for the session was approved by the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) during a meeting chaired by Assembly deputy speaker, Timothy D Shira.
Later interacting with media, Shira told reporters that there will be six working days of which government business has been allotted for September 6, 10 and 13.
Private members’ business is scheduled on September 9, 11 and 12.
Later, Mukul Sangma said that he has requested to increase the number of days for the session as enough time is needed to discuss important issues confronting the State and the people.
Informing that the need to fill up the Speaker’s post was also discussed during the BAC meeting, the Leader of Opposition said, “We have proposed that the election may be fixed in one of the two days allotted for government’s business.”
The Speaker’s post in the Assembly has fallen vacant after the death of Dr Donkupar Roy on July 28 last.