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Goa Oppn demands longer monsoon session to discuss budget

IANS | June 30, 2020 12:04 PM

PANAJI:The Opposition in Goa has demanded a longer session of the state legislative assembly, in order to have a detailed discussion on budgetary demands, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Tuesday.

Kamat's demand comes days after Governor Satya Pal Malik summoned the state legislative assembly for an 11-day monsoon session, beginning from July 27.

"The assembly should be held for more number of days, because the full budget is to be discussed, " Kamat told reporters.

"When the business advisory meeting is held, we will raise this issue, " the Leader of Opposition also said.

The upcoming monsoon session of the state assembly is the first legislative session since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out.

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