The Business Advisory Committee will meet on October 26 and decide on the duration of the session. Chief Minister and Leader of the House K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to put forth a proposal that the Schedule should be prepared for a month’s sessions and with having at least 15 to 20 working days. The Chief Minister wants both the Houses should have same duration of the session. Every subject that would be debated in the Assembly should also have a debate in the Council.
The Strategy Committee meeting on the Legislature session was held at Pragati Bhavan on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahamood Ali, Ministers T Harish Rao, K T Rama Rao, Etela Rajender, Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Tummala Nageswara Rao, C Laxma Reddy, Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Mahender Reddy, State Planning Commission Vice-Chairman Niranjan Reddy, Council Chief Whip P Sudhakar Reddy, Whips B Venkateshwarlu, Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, Assembly Whips G Sunitha, Gampa Govardhan, Nallala Odelu, Mission Bhagiratha Vice-Chairman Vemula Prashanth Reddy, MDC Chairman Seri Subhash Reddy, Government’s Chief Advisor Rajiv Sharma and CMO Officials participated in the meeting.
The Chief Minister said, “Every issue should be debated in the Assembly and the government was ready to answer all the questions that would be raised by the members. We are ready to debate on any issue. All issues should be explained to the people through the Assembly. The Ministers should get ready for this. We have implemented many innovative programs and schemes for the people, which no other government did in the country. This should be explained to the people. We will accept valuable suggestions. The government was ready to conduct the session for any number of days. We want to have one month. However, we have no objection to conduct the session for any number of days as requested by the Opposition. We have no objection on whatever issues the Opposition raises. The House should be conducted in dignified manner.”
The Chief Minister want discussion on the measures being taken by the government for protection and preservation of the Mother Tongue, Telugu. Telugu should be a compulsory subject till Intermediate education so that several Telugu pandit jobs would be created. He said Telugu would also be taught in all residential schools being run by the government. The CM suggested that there should also be a discussion on the proposed Telangana World Telugu Conference.
The Chief Minister said the Ministers should make clear statements on the programs, schemes and projects taken up the government for the welfare of the people. “There should be an in-depth discussion on every issue allowing every member to participate. Some Bills have to be passed in these Sessions. There is a need to once again make resolutions on the bifurcation of the High Court, Women’s reservations in Parliament, increasing reservations for the Minorities and STs, Income Tax exemption for the Singareni employees, interlinking the employment generation scheme with the Agriculture activities, establishment of AIIMS in Telangana State and so on. Let us pass these resolutions once again and send them to the Centre and exert pressure,” the CM said.