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Manipur Assembly passes seven more demands worth Rs 2,032 crore

The demands were passed during the fourth day of the ongoing second session of 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 29 Jul 2022, 7:24 am

Manipur Assembly Building (PHOTO: IFP_Lelen Veiphei)
Manipur Assembly Building (PHOTO: IFP_Lelen Veiphei)

The Manipur Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed seven more demands amounting to Rs 2032,70,93,000 for the year 2022-23.

The demands were passed during the fourth day of the ongoing second session of 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly.

The demands includes Rs 58,86,31,000 for transport; Rs 1026,52,47,000 for Public Works Department; Rs 15,89,83,000 for Information and Publicity; Rs 38,48,97,000 for Co-operation; Rs 7,74,39,000 for Stationary and Printing; Rs 62,01,79,000 for Fisheries and Rs 823,17,17,000 for social welfare department.

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Of the total seven demands, four opposition MLAs, including K Ranjit Singh; K Meghachandra; Th Lokeshwar Singh and Surjakumar Okram moved motion for disapproval of policy cut on the four demands on Public Works Department; Information and Publicity; Fisheries and Social Welfare Department.

Meanwhile, six government bills were tabled from the treasury bench, however, one was referred to the select committee for consideration.

ALSO READ: Manipur Assembly passes over Rs 3,700 crore for seven demands

The leader of the House, N Biren Singh who is also finance minister moved ‘The Code of Criminal Procedure (Manipur Third Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill no. 3 of 2022); ‘The Goods and Services Tax (Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill No 6 of 2022) and ‘The Manipur Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill No. 8 of 2022).

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Textile, Commerce and Industries Minister Nemcha Kipgen moved ‘The Factories (Manipur Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill No 7 of 2022) and CAF and PD minister, L Susindro Meiter moved ‘The Legal Metrology (Manipur First Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill No. 9 of 2022)

RD and PR Minister Y Khemchand Singh moved ‘The Manipur Panchayati Raj (Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2022 (Bill No 4 of 2022).

Among the six government bills other than the government bill moved by minister Khemchand were passed unanimously by the House and the bill moved by Khemchand was referred to a select committee for consideration by Speaker Th Satyabrata.

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First published:28 Jul 2022, 5:39 pm

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Manipur Legislative AssemblySpeaker Th SatyabrataMonsoon session. 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly

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