Dharamshala: The winter session of the Himachal Assembly will be conducted from December 7 to 11 at Tapovan, in Dharamshala, and during this special care will be taken off the Covid-19 protocol. This information was given by Vidhan Sabha Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar on Monday after the meeting organized for the preparations for the winter session at Tapovan Assembly Complex. He also inspected the facilities in the assembly premises and gave necessary guidelines to the departmental officers.
He said, “officials told to maintain the law and order during the Vidhan Sabha session, the police administration has also been asked to prepare a traffic plan so that public in Dharamshala and its surrounding areas do not feel any inconvenience.” He said that there will be another review meeting on November 29 to get a view of the preparations with departmental officials in Tapovan.
He said that the Health Department officials have also been asked to set a plan for compliance with the protocol of Kovid-19. He said, “complete arrangements will be made to sanitize the assembly premises at Tapovan before the session and also during the session.”
As it is the first session being conducted here during the corona pandemic, a Covid-19 Testing Center will also be established in the assembly premises. He added that during this period, an appropriate number of doctors and medical staff will also be deployed on the premises. The social distancing will be maintained during the assembly session and it will also be necessary to wear masks to enter the assembly premises. Dharamshala MLA Vishal Nehria was also accompanying speaker Vipin Singh Parmar.
Himachal assembly has two premises in Shimla And Dharamsala. In December 2006, then chief minister Virbhadra Singh, dedicated this Vidhan Sabha Complex at Tapovan near Dharamsala in district Kangra to the people of the State. The Complex was constructed at a cost of Rs. 7 crores to hold the Winter Session of the State Legislative Assembly in district Kangra. Every year the Winter Session of the State Assembly is being organized here since then.