New Delhi : The Winter Session of the Parliament is set to begin on November 26 and end on December 23.The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs met at the Parliament House and finalized the tenure of the upcoming Winter Session. The meeting was chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
The Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is keen to take up important legislation like the GST bill, Land Acquisition Bill, the Real Estate Regulation and Development Bill and Negotiable Instruments Arbitration Bill in the upcoming winter session.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu urged the parliamentarians from various parties to fully co-operate on GST, Land Acquisition bill and urged them to support in taking these bills to their logical conclusion. He said, the ruling NDA government is prepared to take up issues regarding these bills and discuss it with each party, with an aim of protecting the larger interest of states and country. He informed that, 26th being the Constitution day, to commemorate the acceptance of constitution, a joint session of both houses would be conducted to mark this occasion. Also, the 125th birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar would be taken as an opportunity to reminisce his contribution towards the constitution of India, and parliamentarians would pay their reverence to the leader. The initial two days of the session would not hold regular legislative business and the work-procedure would commence from the following session. .
As the dust of Bihar election settled down, with the Grand alliance making a sweeping victory in the assembly elections, with a major chunk of seat won by Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD, followed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U), and supported by Congress, the central government has restored work as usual and is gearing up for making the winter session of parliament some success.