Leaders of the NDA government will meet in the evening to chalk out their strategy to counter the Opposition in Parliament. The Vice-President also condemns the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in a terrorist attack. The Lok Sabha as well as the Rajya Sabha will be adjourned tomorrow due to the death of sitting members of both the Houses and serious proceedings are expected from Tuesday.
Observing that differences with China over Kashmir was a new focal point, the Congress today said it would seek a debate in Parliament on the issue, while asserting that the party stood with the government on matters of territorial integrity and national security.
The increased opposition synergy comes at a time when 18 parties have come together under one platform to pin the government on some key issues.
Voting for the elections will be done through the secret ballot system, today in room no 62 of the Parliament and respective state assemblies between 10 am and 5 pm.
He said former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had already said that the GST roll-out will be raised during the session in view of the fact that the law in its present form was not the law that was originally drafted by the Congress party.
CPI-M leader Mohammad Salim said on Sunday that his party will raise the issues of cross border tensions with India and Pakistan, mob lynching by cow vigilantes, and the agrarian crisis. The customary meeting is called by the Speaker to ensure smooth functioning of the Parliament throughout the upcoming session.
The TMC and RJD are likely to raise the issue of vendetta politics and targetting of the Opposition leaders through the CBI, Enforcement Directorate and other central agencies.