Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hopes that the Winter Session of Parliament will be a productive one with constructive debates and innovative suggestions that will help resolve the country’s problems didn’t begin as expected with Lok Sabha being adjourned on Day 1 itself.
After obit references, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the Lower House for the day. The House will meet again at 11 am on 18 December, 2017. Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election results will be announced on 18 December, as well.
The government is expected to table 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including a bill providing Muslim women the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq, during the session which begins today.