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Monsoon session begins on 14 September
He said that there is a possibility of meeting this week to form a joint strategy to open a front against the government in both houses of Parliament by the leaders of various opposition parties. The monsoon session of Parliament begins on 14 September amid the Kovid-19 epidemic. This time several changes have also been made for the House meeting. Sources said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of the party's strategy group on September 8.
Opposition leaders want like-minded parties to work closely with each other to surround the government in Parliament. Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and JMM's Hemant Soren expressed this view during a recent meeting of opposition chief ministers with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the JEE / Neet and GST issue.
Congress has held a meeting once
The Congress strategy group has met once and during this time the issues to be raised in the session were discussed. Senior Congress leaders have been asked to contact UPA allies and like-minded parties to show solidarity against the government outside and within Parliament.
Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien had previously said that like-minded opposition parties would work together in Parliament and raise public issues. He had said that there will be mutual coordination between such parties in Parliament. CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said that discussions are going on for a joint strategy of the opposition.
Opposition leaders will meet soon
CPI leader D Raja also said that opposition leaders would meet soon in this regard. The opposition will demand a response from the government regarding increased tension along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China in eastern Ladakh. There is also a possibility of discussion of increasing cases of Kovid-19 in the country. There can be heated debate in Parliament about Facebook.
The issue of conducting many other examinations including NEET can also be raised. The opposition has alleged that the government has endangered the lives of students by conducting examinations amid growing cases of corona virus. Congress may also oppose the ordinance issued by the government in recent times.
In both houses, the Congress leaders will write a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman and the Speaker of the Lok Sabha to restore the Question Hour. Sources said that the Congress would demand short-term discussion and attention-grabbing proposals regarding GST compensation and Facebook disputes to states, besides the issue of Chinese aggression on the border, the country's economic situation and declining GDP, unemployment and problems of migrant laborers. .
However, preparations are in full swing for the upcoming season. Due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, a number of arrangements have been made for the Parliament meeting this time. MPs, their support staff, security personnel and media personnel will have to get the Kovid-19 examined before the session. The session this time will run till October 1.
Officials said that except for the first day, the Rajya Sabha will meet from 9 am to 1 pm. The Lok Sabha meeting will start at 3 pm and will run till 7 pm. The house is expected to be adjourned on the first day of the monsoon session due to the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee.