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Agenda For Special Session Of Parliament Released

The agenda regarding the special session of Parliament released on Wednesday (9 September).

In the special session of Parliament, the achievements of 75 years of independence from the Constituent Assembly till date will be discussed.

Four bills are also mentioned in the agenda. These 4 bills are Advocate Bill, Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill 2023, Post Office Bill and Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioner Bill. 

These 4 bills also include the controversial bill under which a new committee has been formed for the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner.

According to this bill, there is a provision for a three-member committee under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister. 

These three members will be the PM, the Union Minister and the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. 

Earlier, the Chief Justice (CJI) was also included in the committee for the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner, but the opposition is attacking for not including the CJI in the new bill. 

All-party meeting
Earlier in the day on Wednesday, the government said that an all-party meeting has been called on September 17 before the five-day special session of Parliament starting from September 18. 

There will be no question hour and non-official business in both the houses (Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha) during the special session.

Opposition alliance ‘Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance’ (INDIA) has said regarding this session that it wants to provide positive cooperation on major issues related to the country in the five-day special session of Parliament convened from September 18, but the government It should be told what is the specific agenda of the meeting. 

Congress parliamentary party chief Sonia Gandhi had recently written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to discuss the country’s economic situation, caste census, deadlock on the border with China and Adani Group during the special session of Parliament starting from September 18.

In the background of the new revelations, nine issues including the demand for constituting a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should be discussed under appropriate rules.

The special session of Parliament is starting on Monday (18 September) which will continue till Friday (22 September). 

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi had recently told that there will be five meetings during the special session. 

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