The Department of Political Science visited the State Legislative Assembly on February 26th, 2019 as the permission was granted by the Speaker, State Legislative Assembly. Altogether, 13 students from School of law and Justice and also from the School of Social Sciences visited the Assembly under the Supervision of Prof. Maitreyee Bardhan Roy and Dr. Mahua Ghosal., Department of Political Science. The Time allotted to us from the Speaker’s office was at 12.00 Noon. The University authority kindly agreed upon to provide us bus service from Adamas University campus to the Assembly and return journey to the University. As a result the timely visit was made possible. The visit was organized and guided by PRO of the Assembly, Mr. Ranjit Mukherjee. The students very inquisitively questioned the PRO regarding their queries on the Assembly Session.
Outcome of the Visit:
- Altogether, the visit took two hours’ time to cover the whole Assembly including the visit to the committee room and also rooms of the Minister including Chief Minister.
- The Students were happy to know about the Speaker’s procession and the gate through which the Chief Minister enters also the specific seats of the government party and the opposition party as well as the visitors’ desk. Important personalities of the country and the foreign nationals seating place as Governor’s invitee. The time limit provided by the Speaker to the legislative Assembly members (MLA & the Ministers by showing lights example red and green). They also visited the committee rooms.
- It was interesting to them to see how the voting is done in a House by indicating yes, no. not present and no comment.
- The purpose of the visit from the Department is to organize a youth Parliament in the Campus as per the directive of UGC as shown in the notice of UGC website. And, this visit is preliminary step to enable the students’ to get acquainted with the Assembly Session and how it is conducted. The Department feels that this would enable to stage Youth Parliament efficiently and with authority.