President Ram Nath Kovind to address joint sitting both the Houses of Parliament

President Ram Nath Kovind announced the NIRF rankings on 8th April, 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint session of Parliament – Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha – today at the Central Hall of the Parliament.

The first session of Lok Sabha began on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of all the new MPs. While the election to the Lok Sabha Speaker held on Wednesday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha MP from Kota Om Birla elected to the post unanimously.

In the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha that begins from Monday, the new government plans aims to convert 10 ordinances into law. All those ordinances were approved by the Union Cabinet in February-March this year by the previous government.

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While Both the Houses – Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha – will take on the motion of thanks and PM Modi will reply on the same. The Upper House of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha will host its session from June 20 to July 26.

The Economic Survey will be released on the 4th of July a day before. While next day, that is on July 5th, new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will table the full-fledged budget in the House.

The government had in February this year presented an Interim Budget.

It should be noted that almost twenty-Two bills have lapsed with the dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha. Among the most controversial bills that lapse is Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, Triple Talaq Bill, Adhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that was cleared by Lok Sabha but could not be taken for discussion in the upper House of the Parliament.

These Bill will again likely to run into hurdles this term around, with a majority of the members in the upper house Rajya Sabha opposing the bill before it was even tabled in the House.



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