Guwahati: The winter session of the Assam Legislative Assembly has begun today.
As per the latest inputs, the five-day session will see the presentation of several key bills which include the Assam Cattle Preservation Amendment Bill 2021, the Assam Excise Amendment Bill 2021, the Assam Recruitment Commission for Analogous Posts from class 3 and 4 Bill 2021 among others.
The other bills to be introduced in the Winter Session include the Assam Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribe reservation of post in service amendment bill 2021, the Guwahati Municipal co operation amendment bill 2021 and the Assam Municipal amendment bill 2021.
The Assam excise amendment bill 2021, the Right of fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition rehabilitation and re-settlement amendment bill 2021 and the Assam fixation of ceiling on land holdings amendment bill 2021.
The Assam recruitment commission for analogous posts for class 3 and 4 bill 2021 and the Assam police amendment bill 2021 are also scheduled to be introduced in the Winter Session.
The Assam government has decided to bring amendments to the cattle preservation bill after it faced criticisms from the opposition parties and other organisations.
Meanwhile, the session today began on a stormy note when Congress MLA Kamalakhya Dey Purkaystha raised questions on the Department for the Preservation and Promotion of Indigenous Faiths and Cultures.
Cabinet Minister Pijush Hazarika, while responding to Purkaystha, said Congress should not humiliate the indigenous tribes of Assam.
The five-day session will be concluded on December 24, 2021.