Odisha Assembly Speaker called an all-party meeting on September 25 ahead of Monsoon Session

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the State Assembly’s Monsoon Session, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro has called an all-party meeting on September 25.

“The all-party meeting will be held to ensure smooth functioning of the House during the session. The decision regarding suspension of Zero or Question hour during the session will be taken at the meeting,” informed Patro.

Besides, the Speaker on Monday inspected the Assembly Hall and took stock of the arrangements made for fourth session of the 16th Assembly commencing on September 29. Assembly Secretary Dasarathi Satapathy was present during the inspection.

Notably, the Monsoon Session will be held from September 29 to October 7 in strict adherence to all Covid-19 guidelines.

The business of the House will also run on Sunday. All MLAs, officials and staffs of House will undergo Covid-19 tests two days before session.