Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly is scheduled to begin from September 29 with strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines, said a notification on Monday.
The session will conclude on October 7.
The session will have eight sittings which will also include a Sunday. There will be no sitting on October 2 (Gandhi Jayanti), the notification said.
Earlier, Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro had said that all the MLAs, staff and other senior officials will have to undergo COVID-19 tests two days before the commencement of the monsoon session.
He said that senior MLAs can join the proceedings through video conferencing from their respective district headquarters.