Hyderabad, Jan.5 (Maxim News): During the auspicious days of Uttarayana on Ekadasi Day, on Wednesday, January 17, 2019, the new Legislative Assembly will commence its proceedings. A day before, on Dasami, January 16, at 5pm the senior-most MLA from Charminar Constituency Mumtaz Ahmed Khan will take oath as Pro-tem Speaker in Raj Bhavan. Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath by the Pro-tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmed Khan.
From next day i.e., January 17, the Legislative Assembly sessions would commence. Against the background of landslide victory given by the people to his party, it has been decided to commence the Assembly proceedings during the auspicious Uttarayana days, said Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao. The Assembly proceedings will be there for four days from January 17 to 20.
On the following day after the oath of the Pro-tem Speaker, the Assembly proceedings will commence at 11.30 am on January 17 presided over by the Pro-tem Speaker. The newly elected MLAs will take oath one after another and the program was likely to go on for about two hours. In the afternoon, an official lunch will be hosted for the MLAs in the lawns of Council Hall on the Jubilee Hall premises. The same day, schedule of election of Speaker will be announced and the nomination process commences.
On the next day on January 18, Speaker election and announcement will take place. Later, Leader of the House and Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, Leader of the Opposition and floor leaders of other political parties will escort the newly elected Speaker to the Chair. Later, the Assembly proceedings will continue with the newly-elected Speaker in the Chair. Speaker will conduct the BAC meeting after the House is adjourned and will take a decision on the Governor’s Address on the following day. On January 19, the Governor will address the House. The next day, the House will introduce motion of thanks to the Governor’s address and adopt the same. (Maxim News)