Headlines November 19, 2019
Parliament winter session begins
Parliament’s winter session began on Monday and will go on till 13 December. Some of the main topics that is going to be looked into during the upcoming sessions will be on plight of farmers, rising employment rates, economical problems and also present condition of Jammu and Kashmir after scrapping of article 370. Monday marked the first winter session after BJP came into power for the second consecutive time for Lok Sabha elections. This will also be the first session after elections in Haryana and Maharasthra. The Shiv Sena and BJP had failed to form a government together in Maharashtra which will also be discussed.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier stated that he wants open discussions in the upcoming sessions. Modi added that he hopes that all political parties will contribute towards the progress of a modern India.
Had an extensive meeting with the @BJP4India Parliamentary Party. Our Party will utilise the upcoming Parliamentary session to further our views on various developmental issues and contribute to transforming people’s lives.-Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which the government could not pass in the previous tenure, will be the main focus for this session. There will be 20 sittings over the next 26 days. “Tomo (Nov 18) will be the 1st day of winter session of the Indian Parliament. Can we request a special session on #AirCrisis where ALL parties constructively find solutions n not excuses, have a roadmap n concrete action? It’s the biggest issue India faces today. #EnoughIsEnough”, tweeted activist Vimlendhu Jha.
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