As per convention, the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) and Deputy LoP represented BJP in every all-party meeting convened by Speaker. Since LoP Pradipta Naik is unwell, the saffron party has decided to make changes in the party's team attending all the meetings convened by the Speaker.
Earlier on November 23, Patro had announced that legislators will not be allowed to create ruckus or pandemonium during the Governor’s address and Question Hour in the upcoming Assembly session. He then had said that this is the unanimous decision at the 82nd AIPOC.
The sitting arrangements will be made by following social distancing norms and other guidelines that were followed during the last Assembly session. All the MLAs and Ministers can participate in the debate either by sitting or standing, Patro informed.
Bhubaneswar: Terming the suicide bid by Deogarh MLA Subash Panigrahi in the Odisha Assembly as a violation of House rules, Speaker, Surjya Narayan Patro on Sunday said that there is no harm in an apology as demanded by the ruling party from the BJP member if that is what needed to bring the house in […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid the nationwide lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, Odisha Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro on Friday announced that the Budget session of the House will resume functioning from the conference hall of the Lok Seva Bhawan. Speaking to media persons, Patro said that members of the House will meet at the Lok […]
Bhubaneswar: With an Odisha government booklet creating hue and cry in the state for describing Mahatma Gandhi’s death as an “accident”, Speaker S N Patro Friday asked the school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash to give a statement in the House by Saturday. The issue was raised in the Assembly both during the […]
Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) deputy leader in Odisha Assembly Bishnu Charan Sethi on Friday expressed regret over his controversial remark against Muslim women. Stating that statement made on Thursday was not intended to hurt religious sentiments, Sethi requested Speaker Surya Narayan Patro to expunge his statement from the Assembly proceedings. Later, Patro expunged the […]