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Ranchi, Jan 6: Chief Minister Hemant Soren took oath as the MLA of Barhet on Monday. Along with him, all other legislators of the 81 strong-Assembly took oath today.
The CM quit Dumka seat and chose Barhet as his constituency. He had contested the Assembly polls from the two seats.
Soon after taking oath, Hemant Soren ordered the administration to establish 22 Special Fast-Track Courts in the state for immediate hearing and execution of pending cases of rape and POSCO Act. In addition, for its operation, 22 posts of District and Additional Sessions Judge and 7-7 posts of class-3 and class-4 in each court for its operation i.e. total 154 non-gazetted posts have also been approved.
Also, On the oath taking ceremony of the Chief Minister on 29 December 2019, the first Cabinet meeting was held and strict decisions were made regarding sexual harassment and other crimes against women and minorities and orders were placed to set up fast-track courts in each district and appointments have been made for essential posts of judicial officers for that.
The CM directed the Deputy Commissioner of Chaibasa to investigate the case of an orphaned child being given only rice as food as per the headlines of a newspaper today, and directed to take immediate action against the guilty. On the Instructions of the Chief Minister, the Deputy Commissioner went to the hospital himself and investigated the whole matter. Immediate action has been taken and the person who delayed serving only rice to the child and delayed delivery of vegetable pulses got suspended. The Deputy Commissioner said that the two children are well and he himself has spoken to them. He said that the civil surgeons themselves are taking charge for food and other care of the children under their supervision. He also said that he himself will see that children get all possible help.
Chief Minister Shri. Hemant Soren said that all the officers and all the employees of the state should work sensitively and keep the spirit of service high during the work.
The first session of the newly constituted Jharkhand State
Assembly began at Ranchi today. Protem Speaker Stephen Marandi administered the
membership oath to Chief Minister Hemant Soren at the beginning of the
three-day Assembly session. Chief Minister Hemant Soren took oath as Member of
Jharkhand Assembly from the Barhait seat leaving the Dumka seat.
Soren had won elections from two seats of Dumka and Barhait as Jharkhand Mukti Morcha candidate in the recently concluded Assembly elections.
He has since resigned from the Dumka seat. Cabinet Ministers Satyanand Bhokta, Rashtriya Janta Dal and Congress legislators Dr Rameshwar Oraon and Alamgir Alam also took oath as the Members of the newly formed Jharkhand Assembly.
The elected representatives of from all other constituencies also took oath as Members of the newly constituted Jharkhand Assembly. Governor Draupadi Murmu will address the new legislators on the second day of the session which will be followed by the election of new Assembly Speaker. A supplementary budget will also be tabled by the Hemant Soren Government during the session.