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Winter session of Parliament begins today; 38 bills slated for passage

New Delhi, Dec. 5 : The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from today.


38 bills, including the Lokpal, Women's Reservation, Telangana and Street Vendors Bills, are slated for passage during the session which will conclude on December 20.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath had earlier said that the government is determined to push through the Lokpal Bill and the Women's Reservation Bill during the session.

Nath also informed that all parties are in agreement that the session will continue for extended hours to expedite pending work.

Nath said leaders of all political parties have assured that session will run smoothly.

Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, has demanded the passage of the Telangana Bill and the Lokpal Bill during the winter session.

She said the Women's Reservation Bill, and issues such as the atrocities against women, inflation and unemployment should also be discussed.

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury demanded the passage of pending public welfare bills.

--ANI (Posted on 05-12-2013)

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