TN Assembly to meet on January 6

The first sesssion of the Tamil Nadu Assembly for the year 2020 will be held on January 6. The session is expected to be stormy, as the opposition parties are likely to raise a string of issues.

A notification issued today by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said, “In exercise of powers confered upon me by clause (1) of Article 174 of the Constitution of India, I, BANWARILAL PUROHIT, Governor of Tamil Nadu, hereby summon the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly to meet at 10.00 A.M. on Monday, the 6th January, 2020 in the Assembly Chamber, Secretariat, Chennai-600 009.”

Since this will be the first session for the year, Governor Banwarilal Purohit will deliver his address to the House. Speaker P Dhanapal, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and others would greet him.

Meanwhile, the State Assembly is expediting the process for making it as a ‘digital legislature’ and in this connection Speaker P Dhanapal inaugurated a two-day orientation workshop for officials of the Assembly Secretariat on the implementation of the National E-Vidhan Application (NeVa), on Monday.

Arbit Thyagi, NeVA Co-ordinator, Sameer Varshney, NeVa app manager, State Assembly Secretary and N Ravichandran, Nodal Officer for the NeVa Project in Tamil Nadu would be guiding the employees during session.

Meanwhile, the special summary revision of electoral rolls has begun on Monday with the publication of draft electoral rolls in all the districts. The special revision will go on till January 22.

Persons who will be completing 18 years of age on January 1, 2020 and the persons whose names are not included in the electoral rolls can apply for inclusion.  Online filing is also possible by going to the website and VOTER HELPLINE mobile app.