JAMMU, Feb 2: Four Private Members Bills were moved in the Legislative Council today out of which two were withdrawn, one was rejected through voice vote on the introduction stage and discussion on another will continue on next working day.
Qaiser Jamsheed Lone moved a “Bill” to amend the J&K Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1998″.
After satisfactory reply by the Minister for Social Welfare, Sajad Gani Lone, the Legislator withdrew the Bill.
Naresh Kumar Gupta moved a “Bill to amend the J&K Electricity Act 2010.”
The Minister for Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan said that there is a room to incorporate the suggestions of member in the existing Act which will be examined accordingly.
MLCs, Ghulam Nabi Monga, Firdous Ahmad Tak and Ramesh Arora also favoured amendment move of the member.
Later, the Member withdrew the proposed amendment.
MLC, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone on behalf of Shehnaz Ganai moved a “Bill to enforce, implement and promote complete prohibition of liquor and intoxicants in the territory of the State of J&K and for matters concerned there with are incidental thereto.”
Minister of State for Finance, Ajay Nanda presented existing point of view and circumstances under which the Bill is already enforced in the State before the House.
However, the MLC pressed for the Bill which was not introduced after a voice vote.
A Joint Bill of MLC Shehnaz Ganai and Ghulam Nabi Monga was moved in the House to amend the J&K Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act 1989.
Due to running out of time the discussion on the Bill will continue on next working day.