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A total of 19 meetings will be held during the monsoon session. Both the Houses of Parliament will start at 11:00 am and end at 6:00 pm.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla made an important announcement on Monday regarding the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which will start from July 19 to August 13. He said that RT-PCR test is not necessary for MPs who have got vaccinated. We request that those who have not got the vaccination done, they must get the test done. He gave this information while taking stock of the preparations for the 19-day long session.
Birla said that most of the MPs have got at least one dose of the vaccine. According to media reports, so far 444 Lok Sabha MPs and 218 Rajya Sabha MPs have got the vaccine. Such MPs who were corona infected have not been able to take the second dose of the vaccine yet.
All corona rules will be followed during the session
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha said that all the Corona rules will be followed during the session. Arrangements are being made to maintain social distancing among MPs. A total of 19 sittings will be held during the session. Both the Houses of Parliament will start at 11:00 am and end at 6:00 pm.
App being prepared related to Parliament
Lok Sabha Speaker said that the library of Parliament will be digitized. In this, all the proceedings from 1854 till now will be digitized. Also, 100% e-notice is targeted. The answer to the questions will also be digital. He told that an app is being made, in which there will be questions and answers along with live. On this app all the information related to the house of all the members will be found.
These important bills are pending before the Parliament
There are more than 40 bills and 5 ordinances pending before the Parliament. The government has made a list of important bills to be passed during the session. These include a bill to designate major airports, proposed legislation for the welfare of parents and senior citizens, strengthening the Child Protection Act and setting up an Inter-State River Water Disputes Redressal Committee.
Monsoon session expected to be uproar
This time, issues like corona, farmer movement, inflation will be important in the monsoon session. Assembly elections are to be held in five states including Uttar Pradesh next year. In such a situation, the monsoon session is expected to be uproar. The issue of conversion may arise during the session. In the past, the Uttar Pradesh Police had claimed to have unearthed the gang of alleged conversions, after which political agitation has increased.
Parliament was continuously disrupted during the Corona period
Parliament sessions have been disrupted since 2020 due to Corona. Last year, the Budget and Monsoon sessions had to be completed ahead of schedule. This year’s budget session also ended early. Not only this, the winter session of 2020 was completely postponed. After getting most of the MPs vaccinated, the hope of the session going on has increased.