Monsoon session in Parliament to begin from July 19 onwards

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Parliament of India (Image: Jaseem Hamza/Wikimedia Commons)
Parliament of India (Image: Jaseem Hamza/Wikimedia Commons)

New Delhi : The monsoon session of Parliament will begin from July 19 this year, it is likely to conclude on August 13 with a total of 20 sittings.

Usually, the monsoon session begins during the third week of July and ends before August 15 every year.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his council of ministers to bring together the Opposition parties for discussion to end ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

PM Modi had reportedly instructed the ministers to be prepared for the forthcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament. He had asked the ministers to come prepared for the session and ensure that they are able to rebut any false claims made by the Opposition regarding handling the pandemic.

He has also asked the minister to promote coronavirus related protocols. He has also suggested leaders to come up with the ideas to promote economic growth.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla had also said that all preparations had been made for the Monsoon Session of the Parliament.

He also informed that secretariat employees had been vaccinated and 445 members had got themselves inoculated separately.

"The remaining members and employees will soon be vaccinated. We are constantly trying to increase the productivity of parliament," Birla had said.

"Even in the last session, we tried to do Covid-19 tests of members. We also insisted that the members get vaccinated. Thankfully the Covid infections are reducing. But, we need to take precautions," he had added.