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Congress gives notice to discuss Delhi violence in LS

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New Delhi, March 2, 2020

The Congress has given notice to discuss the issue of Delhi riots in the Lok Sabha, which resumes its sittings on Monday after a recess.

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gave notice to Speaker Om Birla to suspend all business in the House to discuss riots in Delhi.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that the government is ready to discuss all issues as per rules.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman would be moving "The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020" for consideration and passing to provide for resolution of disputed tax.

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is to be introduced by Union Minister Harsh Vardhan to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri will move The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020. This is to be moved to amend the Aircraft Act, 1934.

The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill,2020 would be introduced by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 and to amend the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. He would also lay on the table an explanatory Statement showing the reasons for immediate Legislation by promulgation of the Mineral Laws Ordinance, 2020.

A report of the Standing Committee on Railways would be presented by Radha Mohan Singh and Sunil Kumar Mondal regarding the "Demands for Grants (2020-21) of the Ministry of Railways".

IANS

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