An all-party headline was held ahead of the winter session
The center is likely push for the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, a key BJP plank which is aimed at granting nationality to non-Muslim immigrants from neighbor countries, in Parliament’s Winter Session which beings on Monday. Among the other bills expected to be taken up are those on regularizing unauthorized colonies in Delhi and punishment for assault on doctors. The government will also bring bills to replace two ordinances on corporate tax rate cuts and ban on e-cigarettes. The opposition is likely to target the government over economic slowdown and unemployment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed hope that the winter session of Parliament would be “productive” and “people-centric issues” would be discussed.
Ahead of the parliament’s winter session, an all-party meeting was held. The BJP’s executive meeting will take place at 1 pm followed by an NDA meeting, At 3. 30 pm, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will hold a meeting with the leaders of various parties.
Here are the LIVE updates on meetings ahead of parliament’s winter session:
Ready To Discuss All Issues Within Framework Of Rules And Procedures Of The Houses: PM Modi
At the government-convened meeting, the Opposition demanded that the issues of economic slowdown, job loss and farm distress must be discussed d uring the session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said.
At the meeting attended by 27 parties, PM Modi said most important job of the House is to discuss and debate, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters.
PM Modi said that this session should also be as productive as the last one, according to Joshi.
“Government is ready to discuss all issues within the framework of rules and procedures of the Houses, “PM was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
Farooq Abdullah’s Detention Discussed At All-Party Meet: National Conference
Farooq Abdullah’s detention raised at all-party meet, government under constitutional obligation to ensure his participation the parliament session, news agenc y PTI reports quoting a National Conference MP.
At All-Party Meet, Opposition Demands Discussion Of Economic Slowdown, Jobs And Farm Distress
The opposition, at all-party meet, demanded that economic slowdown, job loss and farm distress be discussed during parliament’s winter session , says Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
The all-party meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and several senior opposition leaders.
The meeting was also attended by Union minister Thawarchand Gehlot, Congress ” leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma.
TMC leader Derek O’Brien, LJP leader Chirag Paswan and Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, Telugu Desam Party Jayadev Galla and V Vijaysai Reddy were among those present At the meeting.
PM Modi Arrives For The All-Party Meeting
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Parliament Library Building for the all party meeting called by Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, ahead of winter session of Parliament. The Winter Session of the Parliament begins tomorrow.pic.twitter.com/E3GQ1gnUjA
– ANI (@ANI) (November) , 2019
Bills That The Center Will Take Up During Winter Session
Leaders attending the all-party meet
- Amit Shah
- Anand Sharma
- Anupriya Patel
- Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary
- Sanjay Singh
- Ram Gopal Yadav
- Ghulam Nabi Azad
- Satish Chandra Mishra
- Lallan Singh
- Ramdas Ath awale
- Danis Ali
- Arjun Ram Meghwal
- A Navneet Krishnan
- TK Rangarajan
- Vinod Vishwam
- B Muralitharan
- Vijay Sai Reddy
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All Party Meeting Underway
Home Minister Amit Shah Arrives For The All-Party Meeting
Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot, Arjun Ram Meghwal arrive for the all party meeting called by Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, ahead of winter session of Parliament which begins tomorrow.pic. twitter.com/7NLNZCEbWw
– ANI ( @ANI) (November) , 2019
Parliament’s Winter Session: Tax, E-Cigarette Ordinances To Be Replaced
The winter session of Parliament will see government replacing two ordinances – one on tax and another on ban of e-cigarettes, news agency IANS reports
According to both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha business list, about 35 legislations, including the crucial Industrial Relations Code, will be taken up during the winter session of Parliament beginning Monday including the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport , Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Ordinance, 2019 (No. 14 of 2019) promulgated by the President on 18 th September, 2019 and the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 promulgated by the President on (th September,) **********************************************************************.
Congress To Raise Gandhis’ SPG Cover Withdrawal In Parliament
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Saturday that th e party will raise the issue of withdrawal of SPG cover of the Gandhi family during the winter session of parliament and also seek government”s response on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Mr Chowdhury said the party will also raise issues regarding the common man including “unemployment and economic slowdown” and the high levels of pollution in Delhi.
“We will raise the issue of unemployment , economic slowdown, Jammu and Kashmir and stubble burning, “he told news agency ANI.
Had a wonderful interaction with leaders and MPs across party lines this evening.
We look forward to a productive Parliament session, where people-centric and development oriented issues would be discussed.pic.twitter.com/EsNze (bSA)
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) (November) , 2019