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Five Bills passed in Arunachal Assembly
 ITANAGAR, July 9 - Altogether five important government Bills, including the one which seeks to prohibit violence against medical services personnel and damages to medical institutions, were passed by Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday by voice vote following a brief discussion.

The five Bills are: the Arunachal Pradesh Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Service Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the Arunachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation Bill, 2019, the Arunachal Pradesh State Higher Education Council Bill, 2019 and the Arunachal Pradesh Protection of Medical Service Personnel and Medical Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss of Property) Bill, 2019.

The Arunachal Pradesh Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was introduced by Home Minister Bamang Felix in the House on Monday.

Later on, a private member’s resolution brought in by Congress lawmaker Ninong Ering was withdrawn after the Chief Minister intervened and assured the House that he would convene a meeting to channelize all rivers falling under Pasighat West Assembly constituency into major irrigation channels.

He further informed that under the PMKSY, the State Government initiatives were on towards building small check dams in order to channelize the small rivers for irrigation purpose.

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