Indo-Pak match cuts short Himachal Assembly proceedings



Shimla (March 30): Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Assembly decided to quash various cut motion brought in by the opposition Congress in the state Assembly without debate, while the House has adjourned for tomorrow this afternoon.

Speaker Tulsi Ram announced that many demands and cut motions were already discussed in the House for last three days, therefore he applied Gallatin to send the budgetary demand for consideration to Himachal Pradesh Governor in the afternoon. Earlier, speaking on cut motion about the education department, Gangu Ram Musafir (Cong, Pachhad) cut short his speech as everybody was keen to witness the Indian-Pakistan cricket match today. During the speech, Musafir hoped for India’s victory against Pakistan.

Earlier, Chief Minister Prem Kumar replying over the cut motion about the home department appreciated the police for maintaining law and order in the state. He said that Government was taking effective steps to increase the efficiency of the police.

Later, replying to a different cut motion on education department, education minister ID Dhiman said that the state government has been implemented 90 per cent provision of Rights to Education in the state. Crediting Chief Minister PK Dhumal for setting up a Central University, he defended the government’s decisions to allow more private
universities and education institutions in the state. Dhiman said that opening of new universities has proved significant in curtailing the migration of student to outside states for higher educations.

Earlier Congress Member Kaul Singh Thakur alleged that the government was denitrifying number of government schools that were established during the Congress regime while it was letting private institutions to charge exorbitant fee from students.

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