NEW DELHI: Amid the concerns of the spread of Coronavirus among lawmakers, the Monsoon Session of both the Houses of Parliament, which witnessed stiff resistance over Farm Bills by the Opposition parties, was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, seven days before schedule.
While the Opposition boycotted the proceedings, the Upper House on Wednesday passed important Bills such as The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020, The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020, the three labour codes and the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill.
The Lok Sabha, which met at 6 pm instead of 3 pm, passed The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020, prior to its adjournment sine die.
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September 24, 2020