Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Saturday that the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament will begin from July 20 and continue till August 11. Making the announcement, the minister urged political parties to contribute to a meaningful discussion during the session.
According to the news agency, Parliament may start functioning from the old building and then eventually shift to the new building. PTI The news was given earlier by quoting parliamentary sources.
The new building was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28 May.
Joshi tweeted, “The Monsoon Session of Parliament, 2023, will begin on July 20 and will continue till August 11. Urge all parties to contribute to the productive discussion on legislative business and other subjects during the session.”
The session will last for 23 days and will have 17 sittings, he said in another tweet in Hindi.
The session is expected to be stormy as the opposition parties are coming together to form a united front against the Narendra Modi-led BJP in view of the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Moreover, the Parliament is meeting at a time when Prime Minister Modi has made a strong pitch for a Uniform Civil Code and has taken steps to increase consultations on the issue.
During the session, the government is likely to introduce a bill to replace the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, which effectively nullified the Supreme Court’s judgment that gave the city government more legislative and legislative powers on the “services” matter. Gave administrative control. The government will try to get the bill passed soon.
The National Research Foundation Bill, approved by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday, is also likely to be introduced. The proposed foundation would be a new funding agency to enhance the country’s research capacity in the areas of science and technology.
,with PTI inputs,