Monsoon Session of Chhattisgarh assembly begins today

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Raipur (Chhattisgarh), July 11 (ANI): The monsoon session of Chhattisgarh Assembly will begin today. The session will conclude on July 19 with a total of seven sittings. During nine day session, Chief Minister Raman Singh will present the first supplementary budget for fiscal 2016-17. As per reports, change in political equations after former chief minister Ajit Jogi's exit from opposition Congress is likely to be reflected in the Monsoon Session of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha. The main opposition Congress will try to corner the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Government by raising several issues including deteriorating law and order situation in the state capital Raipur, alleged payoffs in purchase of Agusta Helicopter, irregularities in paddy procurement and relief for drought affected farmers. Besides, a couple of amendment bills are also likely to come up for discussion during the short session. (ANI)