KOHIMA, March 4 - The budget session of Nagaland Assembly for the 2017-2018 fiscal is scheduled to be held from March 21.
The session assumes significance since this would be the last budget of the ruling Naga People�s Front (NPF)-led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Government before the 2018 State general election and also the first under the State�s new CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu. Liezietsu is the third CM in this third innings of NPF, which will end in February 2018.
The upcoming Assembly session will also witness election of a new Speaker since Chotisuh Sazo, who was the Speaker, has been inducted as a Cabinet Minister for Public Health Engineering in Liezietsu�s Ministry.
Meanwhile, Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has appointed Imtikumzuk, Deputy Speaker of Nagaland Assembly to take charge of duties of Speaker till the new Speaker is elected. � PTI