NEW DELHI: Outlining his government’s agenda for the budget session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested the opposition parties to get the Triple Talaq Bill passed and expressed hope that the budget will further strengthen the growth of the country.
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Urging all the parties to keep nation above politics, the Prime Minister asked the leaders to think about the well-being of rural India, farmers, Dalits, tribal communities and ‘Mazdoors’.
The Muslim Women’s (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 related to triple talaq, the Codes of Wages Bill, 2017, Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education, 2017 are among the important bills that will be tabled for discussion and passage.
As many as 28 bills will be tabled in the Lok Sabha, while 39 bills are listed for the Rajya Sabha for the upcoming session.
The Triple Talaq Bill Passed in the Lok Sabha in the last winter session of the Parliament will be in focus in the Upper House of the Parliament.
Long pending issues including the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, will be discussed in the Lower House.
The Budget session of the Parliament began today with the speech of President Ram Nath Kovind.
(With agencies inputs)
Source : timesofindia