New Delhi: The five-day “Amrit Kaal” Parliament session begins on Monday.
This special session will begin on Monday with a discussion on 75 years of parliament. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin the discussion through his address in Lok Sabha at 11 am.
The agenda of this special session includes discussions on the evolution of India’s parliamentary democracy.
Eight bills are listed for this special session including a controversial one on the Chief Election Commissioner selection.
At 11 am on Tuesday, there will be an assembly of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs in the Central Hall for a function to “commemorate the rich legacy of the Parliament of India and resolve to make Bharat a developed Nation by 2047”. It will be followed by a photo session.
After Tuesday’s function at the Central Hall, the sitting will be shifted to new parliament building. A small puja may take place as it happens to be Ganesh Chaturthi.
On Sunday, Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar hoisted the national flag on the New Parliament Building. Lok Saha Speaker Om Birla was also present on the occasion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge were absent during the occasion.
A special session of parliament was also held when India completed 50 years of Independence. On 15 August 1997, a midnight session was convened.