The monsoon session of the Parliament has begun on 18th July 2018, Wednesday. The government is prepared to face the challenge of “no confidence motion” thrown by the opposition parties. Several opposition parties would be backing no-confidence motion and they have joined hands against the Modi government.
Union Minister Of Parliamentary Affairs said,
“The BJP and the NDA will face the no-confidence motion, which the opposition wants to bring, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge in Lok Sabha said that the party would be demanding grant of special status to Andhra Pradesh. Apart from this, issues related to turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir, mob lynching, farmers distress, women safety, and alleged tampering of EVMs will be the major concerns in this session.
Moreover, issues related to foreign policy, dilution of law meant to protect the rights of SCs will be raised in the session.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said,
“Hope parties utilize Parliament’s important time for the betterment of the country. The government is ready for discussion on every issue on the floor of the House”.
The government has planned a structured approach for the working of the monsoon session which is going to conclude on August 10. This includes 46 major amendment bills and 2 financial matters. The primary bills to be presented are The Muslim Women (Protection Of Right On Marriage) Bill which is an anti-instant triple talaq bill and The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill which is concerned with the provision of constitutional status to the National Commission For Backward Classes.