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Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all-party meeting

News Agencies | First published: 14 November 2016, 8:57 IST
Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all-party meeting

With the Winter Session of Parliament beginning 16 November, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called an all-party meeting on 14 November to discuss ways to ensure smooth functioning of the House.

The Government has also convened an all-party meeting on Tuesday to seek cooperation from leaders of the both the Houses for smooth functioning of Parliament.

The month-long winter session of Parliament will continue till 16 December.

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Meanwhile, leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday said Congress MPs would raise the demonetisation issue under rules 56 and 193 during the Winter Session.

Deputy leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma has already given a notice for the suspension of business under rule 267 of the Rajya Sabha for a discussion on the same issue.

Meanwhile, leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has given a notice under rule 267 for discussion on the issue of Kashmir unrest.

 
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