Patna, 16 April 2021: Corona has exploded in the Bihar Legislative Assembly (Bihar Vidhan Sabha). In the last four days, 44 officials and staffs of assembly have been found Corona positive.
Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha has ordered the assembly to be completely closed till April 25. Earlier, many employees in the Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad) had become corona infected. Two assistants at the Legislative Council have died due to COVID19. The council has been closed since then. Now the assembly has also been closed.
In the Assembly Secretariat, only the pre-determined important works will be done. The concerned officials will work from their home. Assembly Speaker Vijay Sinha has ordered all office bearers and employees to stay in the headquarters and keep their mobile on during the office closure.
The Assembly Speaker ordered the corona test of all officers and staffs after receiving information that some officials and employees of the Secretariat were corona positive. After this, the corona test of staffs is being conducted from April 3. From April 13 to 15, 24 officials and employees were found Corona positive.