President summons Rajya Sabha for Monsoon session on July 18

01 July 2018, 07:42 AM
President summons Rajya Sabha for Monsoon session on July 18
President summons Rajya Sabha for Monsoon session on July 18

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday summoned the Rajya Sabha for the Monsoon Session from July 18 and it is scheduled to be concluded on August 10, according to an official statement.

“The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Wednesday, July 18 at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the session is scheduled to conclude on Friday, August 10,” Upper House Secretary General Desh Deepak Verma said in the statement. 

The Monsoon Session will have nearly 18 sittings,Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar had announced early this week.

The Triple Talaq bill, which has been passed by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha, will be at the top of the government’s agenda. More than six ordinances will be taken up, Kumar had said.

(With inputs from PTI)

First Published: Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:54 PM
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