West Bengal government to set up a Legislative Council
Trinamool Congress promised its formation in its manifesto.
The West Bengal government will set up a Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad), as per a choice taken up on the Cabinet assembly chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday
The Trinamool Congress in its manifesto promised the formation of the Council. Ms. Banerjee had indicated that sure individuals who won’t face election may be nominated by way of the Council.
Ms. Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra will not be members of the Assembly. They may be simply nominated to the Council as soon as the physique is set up and needn’t have to face elections.
For setting up the Council, a Bill has to be launched within the Assembly after which a nod from the Governor is required. The Upper House existed until 1969.
The State government additionally took an essential choice on involving personal gamers as a part of the general public personal partnership to include the COVID-19 state of affairs. The State on Monday recorded 19,003 instances of infections and 147 deaths.