All-party meeting on Dec 2 ahead of Parliament’s winter session

New Delhi, Nov 30 (UNI) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi will hold a meeting before the start of the winter session of Parliament with the floor leaders of political parties in both Houses on December 2.

The meeting will be held at the Parliament Library Building, New Delhi, at 11 am.

The winter session of Parliament will commence on December 4 and conclude on December 22. There will be a total of 15 sittings spread over 19 days.

Earlier on Wednesday, the government listed 18 bills, including two to extend provisions of the Women’s Reservation Act to Jammu and Kashmir and Puducherry and three to replace the criminal laws.

According to a bulletin issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, the government also plans to bring a bill that seeks to increase the strength of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly from 107 to 114 in a bid to provide representation to Kashmiri migrants, displaced persons from Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and Scheduled Tribes.

Besides the bills, the government has listed the first batch of supplementary demands for grants for the year 2023–24 for presentation, discussion, and voting during the session.

Currently, 37 bills are pending in Parliament, of which 12 are listed for consideration and passing and seven for introduction, consideration, and passing.

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