Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha assembly which will begin today is likely to be stormy with Opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party intending to put the government on mat on several issues including cases of atrocities against women in the state in recent months, rehabilitation of cyclone Phailin and subsequent flood affected people, Bhushan mishap and the state finance minister Prasanna Acharya’s alleged “stop-funding” statement in a public meeting.

However the ruling party remains undeterred and said it is ready to face the voice of the Opposition.

The session, which will continue till Dec 26, will have 23 working days including four private members’ days.

State Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya will present a supplementary budget for the current year on Nov 29.

Meanwhile, strong security arrangements have been made in and around Odisha Assembly. As many as 36 platoons of police force, including SOG Jawans, OSAP jawans and home guards have been deployed Commissionerate Police said.

Source: IANS