The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, September 22
Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today approved a recommendation to the Governor for summoning of the third Session of the 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha on September 27 (Tuesday).
A decision to this effect was taken by the Council of Ministers in its meeting chaired by the Chief Minister here at the Chief Minister’s Office in Punjab Civil Secretariat- I.
Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that as per clause (1) of Article 174 of the Constitution of India, the Governor is authorized to summon the State Legislature to meet at such time and place, as he thinks fit. However, there should not be a time gap of more than six months between two sessions of the State Legislative Assembly. The 2nd (Budget) Session of the 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha was concluded on June 30th, 2022, so the Cabinet has recommended convening the 3rd Session of the Assembly on September 27th, 2022, added the spokesperson.