Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will don the role of a teacher in the two-day orientation programme being organised by the Lok Sabha for the first time legislators of Bihar Assembly. During the two-day orientation programme starting from September 26, the first time MLAs in the 15th Bihar Assembly would be given training on legislative norms.

Bihar has a high number of first time elected representatives in the state assembly. Nearly 60 percent of the MLAs have been elected for the first time.

The function will be inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Meera Kumar while Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will play the role of a resource person and teach valuable points to the members.

While addressing a press conference, Speaker of Bihar Assembly Uday Narayan Choudhary said, “The Lok Sabha has decided the names of the resource persons. Besides Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Rahman Khan, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, JD-U leader Sharad Yadav, former Lok Sabha Secretary General GC Malhotra, constitutional expert BK Sharma, Chairman of the Legislative Council Tarakant Jha, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Sukhadeo Rajbhar, Opposition leader Abdulbari Siddiqui along with experts of Parliamentary Affairs will guide the legislators.”

The programme will be attended by all members of the legislative Assembly and the legislative Council and will apprise them of the technical aspects of House, especially the questions asked and proposals presented during the Zero Hour and Call Attention Motion.

They will also be made aware of the significance of the Private Bill and Resolution and the process and the circumstances under which the privileges can be used.

(JPN/Bureau)