Hyderabad: During the auspicious days of Uttarayana on Ekadasi Day, on Wednesday the 17th January 2019 the new Legislative Assembly will commence its proceedings.
A day before, on Dasami, the 16th January at 5.00 PM, the senior most MLA from Charminar Constituency Mumtaz Ahmed Khan will take oath as Pro-tem Speaker in Raj Bhavan.
Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath by the Pro-tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmed Khan. From next day i.e., 17th January the Legislative Assembly sessions commence.
Against the background of landslide victory given by the people to his party it has been decided to commence the Assembly proceedings during the auspicious Uttarayana days, said Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao. The Assembly proceeding will be there for four days from 17th January to 20th January.
On the following day after the oath of the Pro-tem speaker the Assembly proceedings will commence at 11.30 AM on 17th January 2019 presided over by the Pro-tem speaker. The newly elected MLAs will take oath one after another and the programme is likely to go on for about 2 hours.
In the afternoon, an official lunch will be hosted for the MLAs in the lawns of Council Hall in the Jubilee hall premises. The same day schedule of election to the Speaker will be announced and the nomination process commences.
The next day on January 18th, the Speaker will be elected. Later Leader of the House and Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao, Leader of the Opposition and floor leaders of other political parties will escort the newly elected Speaker to the Chair. Later, the Assembly proceedings will continue with the newly elected Speaker in the Chair.
The Speaker will conduct the BAC meeting after the house is adjourned and will take a decision on the Governors Address on the following day.
On January 19th, the Governor will address the house. The next day the House will introduce Motion of Thanks to the Governor’s address and adopt the same.