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WB Assembly to hold 2-day special session to mark 70 years of adoption of Constitution

The West Bengal Assembly will hold a two-day special session from November 26 to mark 70 years of the adoption of the Constitution, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Tuesday. Several eminent personalities will be invited for the special session, but it is not yet clear whether Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will be invited to it, sources in ruling Trinamool Congress said. Asked whether Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the state government, will be invited, Chatterjee said it is for Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee to decide. It is for the speaker to decide. It is his prerogative to decide whom to invite. We can t comment on it, he said. The governor has been locked in a war of words with the state government over a number of issues -- ranging from seating arrangement at the Durga Puja carnival to his unscheduled visit to Singur. The winter session of the state assembly will start from November 29. The Speaker has convened an all-party meeting on ...

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