Monsoon session of Puducherry Assembly to begin on Jan 24

11 Jan 2017
The monsoon session of the 30 member Puducherry Assembly will commence on January 24. Secretary to the Assembly A Vincent Rayar said in a release today that the session will begin at 11 AM that day. This is the first session of the Assembly after Chief Minister V Narayanasamy was elected through a by-election from Nellithope segment on November 19 last year. Narayanasamy first became Chief Minister without being a member of the assembly. A Congress legislator A John Kumar had quit the post of MLA causing vacancy in Nellithope constituency and enabling Narayanasamy to seek election.
The party wise break up in the House is: Congress (15 including Speaker), DMK (two) AINRC (eight) AIADMK (four) and Independent (one).(PTI)