Telangana Governor calls for Assembly, council session on Feb 3

Hyderabad: Following the invitation by the Telangana government, Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has called for a second state Legislative Assembly session on Tuesday.

The session will be held in the fourth meeting of the eighth session at 12:10 pm on Friday, in the Assembly Hall, Public Gardens, Hyderabad.

Legislative affairs minister Vemula Prasanth Reddy along with other officials extended the invitation to the governor on Monday following which she approved clearing the annual financial budget, and the Bills pending with her.

The government officials filed a petition in High Court on Monday, seeking direction from the Governor for approval of the introduction of the budget.

However, the petition was closed later in the day after respective counsels struck a compromise.

Legislative affairs minister Prasanth Reddy held talks with chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao at Pragathi Bhavan before calling on the Governor.

He then met the Governor along with special chief secretary (Finance) K Ramakrishna Rao and legislature secretary V Narasimha Charyulu.

Subsequently, a proposal was sent to the Governor to prorogue the Assembly following which she summoned the Assembly session this week.