BJP’s Parliamentary Party Meet to be Held a Day Ahead of the Monsoon Session

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  • BJP to hold a Parliamentary Party Executive meeting on July 18
  • Union Parliamentary affairs minister called for an all-party meeting on 18 July
  • Around 17 bills have been listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session of the parliament

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP)’s Parliamentary Party Executive meeting is likely to be held on July 18, just a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins. Sources have confirmed that the meeting is scheduled to take place at 11 am. On the same day, the Union parliamentary affairs minister, Shri Pralhad Joshi called an all-party meeting.

The monsoon session of the Parliament is scheduled to begin from July 19 this year. It will be the first session after the second wave of COVID-19. The session will last for 19 business days and shall end on August 13, 2021.

Around 17 bills have been listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha, including five bills for consideration and passage. A similar number of bills are expected to be introduced in Rajya Sabha during the session. Earlier this week, the dates for the monsoon session were decided after Om Birla, Lok Sabha Speaker, took stock of preparations. The timings of the session will be from 11 am to 6 pm for both the Houses.

Earlier on Tuesday, BJP leaders met to deliberate the party’s strategy for the monsoon session. The meeting took place on Tuesday at the residence of Defence Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh and was attended by BJP Chief JP Nadda, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Bhupendra Yadav, Pralhad Joshi, and Dharmendra Pradhan.

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