Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra, is set to host the Monsoon session of the state Legislature today after a gap of 47 years. This will be the fourth time that the monsoon session of the state Legislature, normally held in Mumbai, will take place in Nagpur, which has been hosting the winter session. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hosted a customary tea party for political parties on the eve of the session, which will conclude on 20th of this month.
According to an official of the Vidhan Bhavan, the monsoon sessions of the state Legislature were earlier held in Nagpur in 1961, 1966 and 1971. As per the Nagpur Pact-1953, one session of the state Legislature to be held in Nagpur every year.
Addressing a press conference, Mr. Fadnavis said awareness programmes are being launched to enable people to differentiate between true and fake items. He added that the Dhule lynching case will be sent to fast track court.