Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar had earlier called an all-party meeting on July 18, but it had to be postponed due to NDA and INDIA meetings.
NEW DELHI :The Central Government has called an all-party meeting today to discuss various issues related to the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning on July 20. This will be a formal meeting which will take place a day before the commencement of the Parliament session. Prime Minister Modi will also participate in this meeting along with senior ministers of the government. According to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, the meeting will take place at 3 pm in the Old Parliament Library.
According to a bulletin from the Lok Sabha Secretariat, 21 new bills, including the UCC, can be introduced and passed in the session.
Opposition can boycott this meeting. Many opposition parties, including the Congress, are angry over Rahul’s snatching of MP and lack of discussion in the Adani case. At the same time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is against the central government because of the ordinance brought on the transfer-posting of officers in Delhi.
Monsoon session will be stormy
Monsoon session is expected to be stormy. In view of the Lok Sabha elections to be held next year, the opposition will take an aggressive stand against the government. Along with this, the opposition can also target the government on issues like inflation, Manipur crisis. It is worth mentioning that the winter session of Parliament was also marred by uproar.
Monsoon session will run till August 11
The monsoon session of Parliament will continue till August 11. A total of 17 meetings of both the Houses are proposed. Government sources say that many important bills are to be introduced in the session, in which case all the parties should cooperate in running the session.