Jammu and Kashmir: House adjourned over lack of quorum

As the opposition MLA from Banihal was speaking on grants of Industries department, deputy speaker adjourned the House citing that there was no quorum in the House.

Syed Rizwan Geelani
Jammu, Publish Date: Jan 24 2018 11:39AM | Updated Date: Jan 24 2018 11:39AM
Jammu and Kashmir: House adjourned over lack of quorumRepresentational pic (Mir Imran/GK)

The deputy speaker Nazir Ahmad Gurezi on Wednesday adjourned the House for 10 minutes due to lack of quorum in the Legislative Assembly.

As the opposition MLA from Banihal was speaking on grants of Industries department, deputy speaker adjourned the House citing that there was no quorum in the House.

The maximum members from ruling party as well opposition parties were not in the House during discussion on grants of Industries department.

Following this, the deputy speaker also told relief and rehabilitation minister Javid Mustafa Mir that government should be serious in maintaining the quorum of the House.

Interestingly, it is mandatory to have presence of 23 members in the House to run the proceedings.


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