Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019, including Aadhaar, and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, will be tabled in the Lok Sabha today. The union cabinet cleared both the Bills last week.
Union Home Minister, Amit Shah will table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill 2019, which proposes to give reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, to those living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu on a par with people living along the Line of Control in Kashmir.
While Union Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, that proposes the voluntary use of Aadhaar as an identity proof for opening bank accounts, as well as procuring mobile phone connections.
On the first day of the Lok Sabha session on June 21, the Modi government, in its second tenure, introduced the controversial triple talaq Bill, amidst stiff opposition from Congress, and Muslim Majlis, after a division was pressed opposing the tabling of the measure.
The Parliament's Budget Session, which began on June 17, will continue till July 26. The Economic Survey will be presented on July 4 followed by the Union Budget for 2019-20 on July 5.