Saturday, February 27, 2021
ssb ad

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

No Winter Session of Parliament due to Covid, Budget Session in Jan 2021

- Advertisement -

New Delhi, Dec 15, 2020-
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi in his letter to Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury made it clear that no winter session of Parliament will be convened due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Budget Session is likely to be called in January 2021.

Chowdhury, in his letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on December 3 mentioned a number of issues such as farmers’ agitation, status/preparation of Covid-19 vaccine, Chinese intrusion, economic slowdown and unemployment scenario to press for the short Winter Session.

Joshi in his letter to Chowdhury referring to his letter to Birla said that winter months are crucial for managing the pandemic because of recent spurt in cases during this period, particularly in Delhi.

“At present we are in middle of December and a Covid vaccine is expected very soon. In this regard, I have informally contacted floor leaders of various political parties and they have expressed their concerns about the ongoing pandemic and opined of doing away with Winter Session.” Joshi said.

“The government is willing to have the next session of Parliament at the earliest. It would be appropriate to have the Budget Session, 2021 in January 2012 keeping in mind the unprecedented circumstances created by Covid-19 pandemic,” Joshi said.

The Minister also pointed out that the Monsoon Session was delayed due to Covid pandemic this year due to pandemic. The Monsson Session of Parliament in September this year was one of the most productive sessions of Parliament with 27 Bills passed by both Houses in continuous sitting. (Agency)

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -Bibi Jagir Kaur Guru Gobind Singh Prakash Purab Banner

Stay Connected

20,442FansLike
112,826FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

Vaani Kapoor: Mentally preparing for a hectic work schedule

Mumbai, Feb 26, 2021- Actress Vaani Kapoor has three back-to-back releases in the coming months. She will be seen in Bell Bottom, Shamshera and Chandigarh...

Sharad Malhotra: My mood dictates my fashion choices

Mumbai, Feb 25, 2021- Actor Sharad Malhotra, who recently achieved two million followers on Instagram, has often floored fans with his fashion choices. His jackets,...

Yami Gautam starts shooting for ‘Dasvi’

New Delhi, Feb 25, 2021- Actress Yami Gautam began shooting for her upcoming film Dasvi on Thursday in Agra. Her co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Nimrat...

Bigg Boss 14 - The Latest

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Farmers Protest againt Farm Laws in Delhi

All India Kisan Agitation against 3 Farm Laws & the deadlock – by KS Chawla

Almost three months have passed since the 41 kisan unions of the country have launched agitation against the three farm laws passed by the...
amarinder jakhar

Congress captures Urban Bodies in Punjab leaving others far behind – by KS Chawla

The Congress Government led by Amarinder Singh has captured the Local Bodies in the elections to the eight Municipal Corporations and 109 Municipal Councils...
PPF Public Provident Fund

How to Calculate Interest on PPF balance?

Wondering about the process of calculating interest on PPF balance? PPF (Public Provident Fund) is one of the most popular choices for investors which...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Mint Leaves

The abundant health benefits of mint leaves

New Delhi, Feb 24, 2021- Pudina (mint) is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and is a rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties. Saurabh Arora, Inventor Pudhinaa and Snec30, Director at Arbro says: "Pudina leaves or mint leaves are low on calories and contain very low amounts of proteins...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!