18 - 03 - 2018

Expert committee for 7 th CPC, CBI for journalists murder and Agartala airport to be renamed

AGARTALA, March 10, 2018 (TVN):  The first cabinet meeting  of BJP – IPFT government which lasted for two hours took three major decisions.

After meeting chief  minister  Biplab Deb  addressing  media said, the government decided to constitute  an expert committee for  7 central pay commission.  Details was not briefed due to by – poll of Charilam assembly  which will held on 12 March, as it will violate the election code of conduct.

Second major decision taken was to recommend   for CBI inquiry to central government  regarding the murder of two journalists – Santanu Bhowmik and Sudip Datta Bhowmik.

Third decision was taken to name Agartala airport  after Mahara Bir Bikram Mankiya .

Besides the cabinet decided to appoint Ratan Chakraborty was protem speaker. On 14 March governor Tathagata Roy will administer oath as protem speaker.  On 15 and 16 March newly elected MLAs will take oath as legislators of assembly.

The assembly session will start on 23 March, the cabinet decided.

Education minister Ratan Nath, Agriculture minister Pranjit Singha Ray and chief secretary Sanjeev Ranjan  was present in the press meet.