Parliament’s Monsoon Session 2022 LIVE: Today, on the fifth day of the Monsoon Session, MPs Derek O’Brien, V Sivadasan, John Brittas etc. will present the Private Member Bill in the House for discussion on Uniform Civil Code, Information Technology Bill, Constitution (Amendment) Bill.
Parliament’s Monsoon Session 2022 LIVE: New Delhi, Today is the fifth day of the monsoon session of Parliament. The session, which started on July 18, will continue till August 12. For the first 4 days of the monsoon session, nothing special could be done in both the houses of Parliament.
Due to protests and sloganeering by the opposition on the issue of inflation, price hike, Agneepath military recruitment scheme and bringing some essential commodities under the ambit of GST, the first 4 days of the session of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha proceeded without any debate and discussion. Had to postpone.
Today, on the 5th day of the Monsoon Session, MPs Derek O’Brien, V Shivdasan, John Brittas etc. will present the Private Member’s Bill in the House for discussion on Uniform Civil Code, Information Technology Bill, Constitution (Amendment) Bill.
Earlier on Thursday, the proceedings of both the houses of Parliament have been adjourned for the day. The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned following the government’s request that the Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, be taken up for consideration when opposition members are also present in the House.
Several opposition members were not present in the House on July 21, most of whom were involved in the protest over the questioning of Congress President Sonia Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate in the National Herald money laundering case.
Following the resumption of the House at 2:15 pm after the regular adjournment, Speaker Bhartrihari Mahtab adjourned the proceedings for the day observing that the opposition’s presence was negligible.
Congress MPs on Thursday protested the questioning of Sonia Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Lok Sabha in connection with the money laundering probe. The agency is questioning the Congress President in connection with the affairs of the National Herald newspaper. In response, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said, ‘Law is the same for all…is he a super human?’