The monsoon session of the Indian parliament begins today on 19 July. The stormy monsoon session will discuss and deliberate over the big legislative agenda prepared by the Centre in the Parliament. The opposition parties will raise issues concerning the nation, like the rising fuel prices, accountability of the Central government on the management of coronavirus and the ongoing farmer’s protest.
The Indian National Congress plans to raise the issue of rising fuel prices and the ongoing farmer’s protest. The All India Trinamool Congress will highlight issues concerning Indian economic growth, weakening of the federal structure, problems of vaccination and restoration of Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADs).
The vice president of India Venkaiah Naidu who is the ex officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha held a meeting to discuss the agenda for the monsoon session with several parties. He requested all the parties to ensure a smooth session. Adding the importance of the session amid the prevailing gloom he said, “It offers an opportunity to address the concerns of the people affected by Covid19.”
The monsoon session of the Indian parliament will end on August 13, 2021. In India, the Parliament conducts three sessions each year Budget session, Monsoon session, and winter session.
The Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi informed that 29 bills are identified by the Centre. There are 6 ordinances and 2 items of financial business in the parliament.
PM Modi said the government is ready for a meaningful discussion on several issues in the monsoon session.
As a part of a healthy democracy, issues which concern the nation should be raised graciously, the government should be accountable and responsible and in the manner concerned the government should be allowed the respond accordingly.
PM Narendra Modi said that Member of Parliament representing their constituency truly knows the real situation that the citizens are facing, the participation of these MPs is crucial in the formulation of policy and decision-making processes.
On Sunday the leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said that national issues like poverty, corona crisis, rising prices will be discussed in the house.
The ongoing farmer’s protest against the Centre over the three farmer’s bill brought the opposition parties together and now when the monsoon session will start, various opposition parties are planning to move Adjournment notice in both houses over the farmer’s bill. Parties opposing the farmer’s bill are INC, TMC, CPI, Climate, IUML, RSP, Shiv Sena and AAP.