Discover the details of the upcoming Parliament session scheduled from September 18-22, which excludes Question Hour and private members’ business. Stay informed about the session’s unique modifications.
A special session of both Houses of Parliament is scheduled from September 18-22, 2023. This session will differ from regular ones and has raised curiosity.
The special session will comprise five sittings and will exclude Question Hour and private members’ business. Members will receive the provisional calendar separately.
Lok Sabha Announcement
The Lok Sabha Secretariat officially announced the Thirteenth Session of the Seventeenth Lok Sabha, starting on September 18, 2023.
Rajya Sabha Notification
Similarly, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat declared the Two Hundred and Sixty-First Session of the Rajya Sabha, also commencing on September 18, 2023.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi had earlier revealed the special session but kept its agenda secret, leading to speculation.
Amrit Kaal Anticipation
Minister Joshi expressed optimism about productive discussions during this session but didn’t disclose details.
Typically, three parliamentary sessions occur each year – Budget, Monsoon, and Winter sessions. However, this special session is distinct.
Possible New Parliament Building Use
There’s speculation that the special session might be conducted in the new Parliament building inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28.
Simultaneous Poll Committee
Adding to the intrigue, the government is forming a high-level committee to explore simultaneous polls, hinting that this special session could mark the end of the current Lok Sabha.
MP Group Photo and Relocation
Preparations for a group photo of MPs have fueled speculation, with some suggesting it could be related to a potential shift to the new parliament building.