The monsoon session of the Telangana Assembly began today.
Today's session began at 11 am. All the members of the house including the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and cabinet ministers took part in the inaugural session following Covid-19 guidelines.
Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy read out the Covid-19 guidelines to all the members as soon as the session began. He asked the members to remain in their homes if they were suffering from fever, cough or cold. He also asked them wear face masks and use sanitizers frequently.
Covid-19 testing has been made mandatory for all those attending the session including the CM, the Speaker of the house and the Chairman of the Telangana Legislative Council.
The house passed a unanimous condolences motion on the death of the former president of India Pranab Mukherjee.
Speaking on the motion, the Chief Minister said that in the death of Mukherjee the country had lost a great leader. He said that Mukherjee had played a crucial role in running alliance governments. He also said that the ex-President had a deep relationship with Telangana.
The Assembly sessions will be held till September 28.