New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) In an effort to ensure adequate security during the session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly beginning tomorrow, the Speaker Ch Prem Singh has directed deployment of security officers.
Ch Prem Singh, who reviewed the preparedness and arrangements at the Delhi Assembly secretariat for the ninth session of the state Assembly, has restricted the entry of visitors in the LG Gallery of the House and instructed the officers to ensure that no LG Gallery pass be issued without his prior approval.
However, those wanting to witness the proceedings of the House can seek prior approval from the Speaker three hours before the commencement of the Assembly session.
The Speaker has instructed the Assembly Secretariat to withdraw and cancel all labels issued for parking purposes for security reasons. Only parking labels issued for vehicles of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Chief Minister, Ministers of Delhi Government, Leader of the Opposition, MPs, MLAs, members of the bureau of legislative studies, HODs/officers of the Delhi Government and the Media will be treated as valid and their vehicles allowed entry in the Assembly secretariat premises. No other vehicles will be allowed entry in the Assembly secretariat.
The increased security arrangements in the Legislative Assembly come in the wake of the announcement of the traders and the BJP to gherao the State Assembly on the opening day of the session tomorrow in protest against the proposed sealing drive of the MCD.
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