Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s colder time of year meeting put off because of Covid-19

Madhya Pradesh

The colder time of year meeting of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, which was booked to start on December 28, has been deferred considering the “Coronavirus circumstance”, an authority said on Sunday, hours after protem speaker revealed that 61 representatives and authorities of the Assembly secretariat and five MLAs have tried Covid positive.

The choice to put off the three-day meeting was taken at an all-party meeting held here at the night, he said.

“The three-day meeting has been deferred because of the Covid-19 circumstance. The three days (of the meeting which will be presently cleaned out) will be included the Budget meeting, which would be an extensive one,” Legislative Assembly’s Principal Secretary AP Singh told correspondents.

The all-party meeting was gone to by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Home Minister Narottam Mishra, state Congress unit president Kamal Nath, and others.

In the interim, previous Union priest Arun Yadav said the Congress will keep on holding fights against the three ranch laws passed by the Center.

The Congress had before declared that the gathering chiefs will arrive at the Assembly grounds on Monday on-farm haulers to challenge these laws.

Prior to the day, Assembly Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma told correspondents that 61 workers and authorities of the state Assembly secretariat have tried Covid positive up until now.

“Plus, five MLAs were likewise discovered tainted according to the reports got till now,” he stated, subsequent to checking out the groundwork for the meeting.

Sharma additionally said the MLAs and their own staff had been approached to go through the Covid test before the meeting started.

“Up until now, the test reports of 20 MLAs have been gotten. The reports of a few different officials are as yet anticipated. Reports of more representatives and authorities are additionally yet to come,” he added.