Bengaluru : Joint session of the state legislature would be held from February 14 to 25, and the budget session would be held in the first week of March, Chief Minister Basavaaj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons after the cabinet meeting, Bommai said that many vital issues were discussed after the cabinet meeting. Covid situation and management, problems being faced by schools and colleges. The petitions from schools, colleges, and organisations have been placed before the expert committee. A suitable decision would be taken based on the report from the experts, Bommai said.
BBMP elections came up for discussion too. It has been decided to successfully face the BBMP election by deploying ministers from other districts too, along with ministers from Bengaluru.
Publicity on the government’s six-month achievements.
A handbook on the six-month achievements of the government would be released at a function on Friday as it completes six months in office. Bommai said that instructions have been issued to ministers to present the achievements of their respective ministries through print and electronic media by holding media conferences so that the performance can get wide publicity and reach the people.
BJP state president will soon convene a meeting to brainstorm on the issues related to party organisation and foster better coordination in the days ahead between the party and the government. It has been decided to work and march ahead unitedly, Bommai said.
Reacting to objections raised by Congress leaders about huge gatherings at the Derby violating COVID guidelines, Bommai said, “there is no permission for large gatherings. COVID guidelines should be strictly followed.” Suitable action will be taken if the guidelines have been violated. “
Replying to a question about Congress’ allegations of discrimination in the allocation of funds and the BBMP meetings being held with a motive to help the BJP in the BBMP polls, Bommai said, “The very purpose of Congress is to make allegations.” Let them recall what they did when they were in power. “