Some of the important bills that could be taken up during Winter Session
New Delhi, Nov 19: The Winter Session of Parliament began on Monday and would go on until December 13. The Winter Session of parliament will see 20 sittings spread over 26 days, including four Private Members' days. A joint sitting of both houses of parliament will be held on November 26 to mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly.
As many as 43 Bills are pending in both Houses of Parliament. Out of these 43, 12 have been listed for consideration and passing. There are 27 Bills listed for introduction, consideration and passing.
As many as seven Bills have been listed for withdrawal. One of the Bills expected to be withdrawn is The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill is no longer required since the Centre abrogated Article 370 of the Indian Constitution during the previous session in August, which granted special provisions to the northern Jammu and Kashmir.