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‘Odisha resolution on Council soon’

A day after a panel recommended formation of a Legislative Council in Odisha, one of its members said on Saturday that the State government was planning to move a resolution in the Assembly in this regard.

The resolution could be moved in the coming monsoon session of the Assembly, said Manohar Randhari, ruling Biju Janata Dal leader and one of the five members of the committee.

The dates of the monsoon session are yet to be announced.

The committee was set up in 2015 to study functioning of Legislative Councils in other States.

Its members visited several States and recommended formation of a Legislative Council in Odisha on the lines of Telangana, he said.

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