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The winter session of Parliament may start from November 29, the cabinet committee recommended

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The winter session of Parliament is likely to begin from November 29. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has recommended holding of the Winter Session of Parliament from November 29 to December 23. Sources gave this information on Monday. Explain that due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, the winter session of Parliament was not held last year and the budget session and the monsoon session were also shortened.

People associated with the development told PTI that like the Parliament sessions held in the last one and a half year, the winter session will also be held following the Kovid-19 protocol. He said that around 20 meetings would be held during the session. “The CCPA, headed by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, has recommended a date from November 29 to December 23 for the winter session of Parliament,” a source told PTI.

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Why is this winter session important?

The proceedings of both the Houses of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will run concurrently and MPs will have to follow the rules of social distancing. The session also assumes significance as it is being organized ahead of the assembly elections in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, which is considered politically important.

These issues may arise in the winter session

Inflation, increase in fuel prices, increase in edible oil prices, terrorist attacks on common people in Kashmir, Lakhimpur Kheri violence that killed farmers and farmers’ protest against three controversial agriculture laws of the Centre. Which are likely to be taken up by the opposition to corner the government during the winter session. Parliament’s monsoon session was hit by an uproar by the opposition, which sought a response from the government on the Pegasus espionage issue and repeal of three agricultural laws.

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