Current Affairs

Monsoon session of Parliament to take place from July 18 to August 10

Bill on National Commission for Backward Classes, on Government's agenda
  • The monsoon session of Parliament will be held from July 18 to August 10.
  • It will span over 24 days and will have 18 sittings. 
  • It was formally announced by Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

What will be new this time?

  • The CCPA recommendation now sets in summoning motion process of President Ram Nath Kovind for formally convening the session.

Expectations from this Monsoon Session

The legislative business of Monsoon Session, 2018 will include passing of six Ordinances promulgated during the inter-session period before the session.
Government is going to introduce bills for consideration and passing in both Houses of Parliament including:
  • Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Third Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to accord constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).
  • Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016.
  • Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017.
  • National Medical Commission Bill, 2017.
  • Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017.
Also, the election to post of Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha will also be held during the session as term of PJ Kurien ends in June 2018.

Monsoon session of Parliament to take place from July 18 to August 10 Monsoon session of Parliament to take place from July 18 to August 10 Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on June 27, 2018 Rating: 5

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