Jaishankar to address Parliament on first day of winter session

Jaishankar to address Parliament on first day of winter session

Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar will address the Parliament on the first day of the winter session, which begins today. The session will have a total of 17 working days until December 29 and the Central government's agenda for the Parliament session includes 16 bills.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely interact with the media ahead of the first day of the winter session of Parliament. Besides this, the members of Lok Sabha will pay their last respects to the former members, including Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav who passed away on the first day. Yadav passed away in October of this year due to a prolonged illness.

This is the first session wherein Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar will run Rajya Sabha proceedings as its ex-officio chairman.

Bills such as The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019; The Mediation Bill, 2021; The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Amendment Bill, 2022; The Constitution Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders Second Amendment Bill, 2022; The Wild Life Protection Amendment Bill, 2021; and The Energy Conservation Amendment Bill, 2022 have been introduced in the Parliament and will be taken up for discussion and passing.

The bills on Data Protection and amendments to the Banking Act, Insolvency Law, and Competition Commission Act haven't been included in the legislative business.

Bills to be introduced in the Parliament session for the first time: