Agartala, Jan. 15 -- The two-day long first session of 2020 in 60 -member Tripura assembly will begin from January 17 next with the address of the governor Ramesh Bais to the members.

The parliamentary affairs minister Ratan Lal Nath said here today Business Advisory Committee (BAC) in a meeting has decided the business and schedule to the session where a couple of important bills would be tabled including the bill extending reservation of seats for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.

However, the former minister and CPI (M) legislature Tapan Chakraborty had pressed for a longer session but it was not accepted due to lack of government business. The state government is preparing for the upcoming budget session, scheduled to come off i...