Hyderabad: Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy on Thursday said that proceedings in Telangana Legislature, compared to other States, were a smooth and efficient affair. He sought the support of members and authorities in conducting the eighth session peacefully and successfully.
With the Monsoon Session of the State Assembly set to commence on Friday, the Speaker held a meeting with senior authorities and officials from Police Department at the Committee Hall on the Assembly premises. He said all measures should be taken for effective implementation of Covid guidelines during the session. He said like the seven previous sessions that were held in peaceful atmosphere, this time too, support and cooperation of the Police Department was required to conduct the sessions peacefully.
“For conducting the Assembly session peacefully, areas surrounding the Legislature must also be calm and peaceful,” Srinivas Reddy said.
Like in previous sessions, special nodal officers on behalf of the respective departments should be made available in the gallery meant for them, in the Assembly. All answers to questions raised by members in the past meetings should be sent immediately, he directed the officials.
The government and authorities should cooperate in ensuring that the Assembly session is conducted in a transparent manner. All the information sought by the members should be provided as soon as possible, the Speaker told the officials.
He complimented the State government, medical and health officials for their efforts in effectively curbing Covid-19 cases in the State. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chairman of Niti Ayog had praised Telangana’s economic situation saying it was better and ideal despite the Covid crisis, he added.
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