Bhopal: Tributes were paid to former Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh and others who passed away recently by the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the opening day of t he monsoon session.
At the outset, Assembly Speaker Sitasaran Sharma mentioned about the passing away of the former imachal Governor, former Union Ministers LP Sahi and Siddu Nyamgouda, former Congress MP and renowned poet Balkavi Bairagi, former members of the House Maharaj Singh, Rajendra Singh, Dashrath Jain and Dr. Nirmal Hirawat.
Prominent among those who paid tributes included Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Deputy Speaker Rajendra Kumar Singh and leader of Opposition Ajay Singh.
The main opposition Congress also presented a motion of No confidence against the Shivraj singh Chouhan led State BJP Government. The motion is under the consideration of the Assembly Speaker.
On the first day of the sesssion, 17 Bills were introduced by the Government.