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Four-day session of Uttarakhand Assembly to commence today – myuttarakhandnews.com | Uttarakhand News in English | Dehradun News Today| News Uttarakhand | Uttarakhand latest news

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Four-day session of Uttarakhand Assembly to commence today –  myuttarakhandnews.com | Uttarakhand News in English | Dehradun News Today| News Uttarakhand | Uttarakhand latest news

Monday, 05 February 2024 | my uttarakhand news | DEHRADUN  The Uttarakhand Assembly will start its historic four-day session on Monday in Dehradun. The State government will table the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) bill in this session. The session which is being dubbed as the special session is an extension of the winter session of the Assembly. On Sunday the business advisory committee (BAC) meeting and the all party meeting was held. The speaker Ritu Khanduri chaired both these meetings. The business of the house was discussed in the BAC meeting. It is learnt that the leader of the opposition (LoP) in the Assembly Yashpal Arya and Congress MLA from Chakrata Pritam Singh opposed the plan of the government to do away with the question hour during the four-day session.  It was then decided that the meeting of the BAC will again be held on Monday to decide on the issue and the business of the other days. On Monday the government will move a condolence motion. The members will pay their tributes to the Manglaur MLA Sarwat Karim Ansari who died recently. The members will also offer condolences to the former members who have passed away recently.  Interacting with the media persons in her office on Sunday the speaker Ritu Khanduri said that she has appealed to the leaders of the political parties to give their contribution for smooth conduction of the house. She said that only the agenda for Monday was discussed and finalised in the meeting of the BAC on Sunday. She informed that the condolence motion will be discussed in the house on Monday and the BAC will meet again to discuss the agenda for the next three days. When asked to comment on the UCC, the speaker said that being the speaker she will not participate in the discussion. However, Khanduri added that she personally is in the favour of the UCC. She said that the UCC will help in making women more empowered. The speaker added that the women belonging to all religions and castes will benefit from UCC and Uttarakhand is on the verge of creating history by being the first State in the country after independence to implement UCC.  The Parliamentary Affairs minister Subodh Uniyal, LoP Yashpal Arya, BSP leader Mohammad Shahjad and others attended the meeting of BAC. UCC bill makes Assembly session special, historic DEHRADUN: The Pushkar Singh Dhami government is all set to table the bill on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the State Assembly commencing on Monday. The government has made all the deliberations on the important bill which will be tabled in the Assembly on February 6. The expert committee headed by Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai has submitted its exhaustive report on the UCC to the chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami who had taken a resolve to implement the UCC in the State. The draft of the bill on UCC is likely to include most of the recommendations made by the expert committee. After the passage of the bill and its subsequent endorsement by the governor, Uttarakhand will become the first State in the country after independence to have its own UCC.

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