Patna, Feb 20: Both Houses of Bihar Legislature were today adjourned Sine die after end of its short budget session.
Budget session of Bihar Legislative Assembly and Bihar Legislative Council had seven sittings during the budget session which began from February 11. Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon had addressed joint sitting of both Houses on opening day of budget session in newly constructed Central hall.
Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary expressed his gratitude to members for their cooperation in transacting scheduled business of the House during its budget session. He said that budget for the financial year 2019-20 was presented and Bihar Appropriation (vote on account) Bill 2019 was also passed in the House for one third of the total budget.
A number of important bills including Bihar Land Reforms Amendment Bill 2019, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill 2019, Bihar School Examination Board (Amendment) Bill 2019, Bihar Lawyers Welfare Fund (Amendment) Bill 2019 and Bihar Private School (Fee regulation) Act 2019 were also passed in House.Mr Chaudhary adjourned the House Sine die after tributes were paid to former members who died since beginning of the budget session.
In Bihar Legislative Council, acting Chairmam Haroon Rashid also expressed his gratitude to members for extending their cooperation in transacting its scheduled business.Bills which were passed in Assembly were also passed in Council during the budget session. Mr Rashid adjourned the House sine die. (UNI)