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The five-day special session will begin from Monday in the new Parliament House. Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar hoisted the national flag at the new building on Sunday morning. During this, staunch opponents of politics were seen laughing together. On the first day of the session i.e. today in the Rajya Sabha, there will be discussion on 75 years of parliamentary journey, achievements, experiences, memories and learnings. Post Office Bill 2023 and bills related to the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners will be introduced in the Rajya Sabha. Both these bills will be placed in the Lok Sabha after being presented in the Rajya Sabha. Advocates Amendment Bill 2023 and Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill 2023 will be introduced in the Lok Sabha. These bills have been passed by Rajya Sabha on 3 August.
Let us tell you that the proceedings of the first day of the session will be held in the Old Parliament. After this, work will start in the new Parliament on September 19. While going to the new Parliament building, Parliament staff will wear Nehru jacket and khaki colored pants.
8 bills will be discussed in the five day session
Before the special session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi has said that a total of eight bills have been listed for consideration and passing during the session. At an all-party meeting on Sunday, House leaders were informed that a bill on the welfare of senior citizens and three bills related to the SC/ST order have been added to the agenda.
Emphasis on many issues including appointment of Election Commissioner
The first listed bills also include the bill related to the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners. The bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha during the last monsoon session and was opposed by the opposition because it sought to keep the service conditions of the Chief Election Commissioner and two election commissioners at par with that of a Cabinet Secretary and not a Supreme Court judge. Equal to. This is being seen as a decline in his stature.
Although there has been no official statement on any possible new law, others, including the BJP, are of the opinion that a bill will be brought to ensure quota for women in elected legislatures like the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
Women’s Reservation Bill also discussed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often highlighted this, including at the recent G20 summit, that the increasing role of women in various sectors in the country has increased the discussion about such a bill. When asked about the government’s stand on the demand of various parties to bring the Women’s Reservation Bill during the five-day session, Prahlad Joshi said that the government will take an appropriate decision at the appropriate time.
According to the Lok Sabha bulletin, the ceremony will remember the rich heritage of the Indian Parliament and pledge to make India a developed nation by 2047. The legislative work of the government will start in the new building from September 20. All the members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been called for group photo on Tuesday morning.
Group photo will be held on Tuesday
According to the bulletin issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, all the MPs have been called for group photo at 9.30 am on Tuesday. An official said arrangements have been made for the group photo in the inner courtyard of the old building. New identity cards are also being issued to MPs to enter the new Parliament House. Officials said that the catering will also be shifted to the new building on September 19.
The government gave this order to the ministers
On behalf of the government, all Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and Ministers of State have been instructed to be present throughout the proceedings of the House on all five days of the special session. According to the order, Lok Sabha MPs who are ministers have been instructed to be present in the Rajya Sabha during the entire proceedings. Generally, roster duty is done by one minister during the proceedings of each house in both the houses.
What happened in the all-party meeting?
Let us tell you that before the special session of Parliament, an all-party meeting was called on Sunday. Leaders of many opposition parties participated in this meeting. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, DMK leader Vaiko, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader V Shivdasan arrived to participate in the meeting called by the government. On Sunday, several ruling and opposition parties strongly advocated for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill during the five-day Parliament session starting from Monday.
Demand for reinstatement of Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha
Along with this, all the opposition parties demanded the reinstatement of Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha. Opposition parties also raised the issue of not making any changes in the selection process of the Election Commission. Apart from this, there was a demand for discussion in the House on various issues including women’s reservation, caste census, Adani case, CAG report, Manipur, Mewat. At an all-party meeting called by the government on Sunday evening ahead of the special session of Parliament, several leaders said that the long-pending Women’s Reservation Bill should be introduced and it is hoped that it can be passed unanimously.
How is the new Parliament building?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the new Parliament building on 10 December 2020. It was inaugurated on 28 May 2023. The new Parliament building was completed in 29 months. The new Parliament building has been designed in a triangular shape so that maximum space can be used. It is built in 64,500 square meters. It has cost Rs 862 crore to build it.
The old Parliament House has seating for 545 MPs in the Lok Sabha and 245 in the Rajya Sabha. Whereas, 888 MPs can sit in the Lok Sabha chamber in the new building. In case of a joint Parliament session, 1,272 MPs will be able to sit. Whereas, 384 MPs can easily sit in the Rajya Sabha chamber. In the new Parliament, the Lok Sabha Chamber has been designed on the theme of the national bird peacock and the Rajya Sabha Chamber has been designed on the theme of the national flower lotus.
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