Making obituary references in the House, Speaker Biman Banerjee read out their lives and contribution, while the members observed silence for two minutes as a mark of respect to the deceased.

Besides Suchitra Sen, others included legendary Bhajan singer Juthika Roy, former minister Sailen Sarkar and former MLAs in the House Ashoke Chaudhuri and Parul Saha.
    
The budget session of the assembly began on Monday with the address of Governor MK Narayanan.

(Agencies)

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