Parliament Special Session: The five-day special session of Parliament is starting from Monday i.e. today. Eight bills have been listed for debate and passing during the five-day session. The 5-day special session of Parliament will run from 18 to 22 September.
On the first day of the session i.e. today, 75 years of parliamentary journey, achievements, experiences, memories and Sikhism will be discussed in the Rajya Sabha. Prahlad Joshi said that a total of eight bills have been listed for discussion and passing during the session.
At the all-party meeting on Sunday, House leaders were informed that a bill on the welfare of senior citizens and three bills related to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe mandate have been added to the agenda.
Which bills will be introduced?
- Among the first listed bills, bills related to the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and other election commissioners will be introduced. The bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha during the last monsoon session and was opposed by the opposition as it sought to make the service conditions of the Chief Election Commissioner and two election commissioners at par with those of the Cabinet Secretary and not the Supreme Court. . judge.
- Apart from this, the Post Office Bill 2023 will also be presented in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha in a special session. The Advocates Amendment Bill 2023 and the Press and Periodicals Registration Bill 2023 are also to be introduced in the Lok Sabha. Both these bills were passed by the Rajya Sabha on August 3 during the monsoon session.
- Although there is no official statement on any possible new laws, some reports claim that the Repeal and Amendment Bill, 2022, Senior Citizens Welfare Bill, 2023 and the Constitution (SC/ST) Orders Bill, 2023 are to be introduced.
- The BJP and others believe that a bill should be introduced to ensure quota for women in elected assemblies like the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. When Prahlad Joshi was asked about the government’s stand on this demand, he said that the government will take the right decision at the right time.