In the upcoming Winter Session of the Parliament, a comprehensive agenda awaits as a total of 21 bills, including two financial bills, are set to be discussed. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi revealed the lineup, emphasizing that 19 bills and two financial items will be on the docket, with three bills originating from the Home Ministry.
During the all-party meeting held on Saturday, a day before the session's commencement on December 4, the proposed bills were disclosed. Notable among them are the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and the Bhartiya Sakshya Adhiniyam. Additionally, the Parliament will deliberate on bills such as the Repealing and Amending Bill, the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, and the Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill, as reported by ANI.
Union Minister Pralhad Joshi outlined that the Winter Session, spanning from December 4 to December 22, will include 15 sittings within 19 days. A diverse array of bills awaits discussion, including those addressing Jammu and Kashmir's constitutional orders and reservations. Furthermore, bills like the Post Office Bill and The Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Bill are also on the legislative agenda.
In the financial domain, crucial discussions will revolve around the First Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for the year 2023-24. This will involve a presentation, discussion, and voting, alongside the introduction, consideration, and passing of the related Appropriation Bill. Additionally, attention will be given to Demands for Excess Grants for the year 2020-21, with corresponding discussions and the passage of the related Appropriation Bill slated for consideration.