Monsoon Session of Parliament to commence from September 14, 2020

RSTV Bureau
File photo: Parliament

File photo: Parliament

Parliament’s Monsoon Session will begin from September 14, a notification issued on Monday said.

The notification that was issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat said President Ram Nath Kovind has called the Lower House to meet on Monday, September 14 at 9 AM.

The communique issued by Rajya Sabha Secretariat said, “The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Monday,  14 September 2020, at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the Session is scheduled to conclude on Thursday, 1 October 2020.”

Hectic preparations are underway for the session with several first-time measures being considered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures such as voluntary testing of all MPs, staggered sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and use of galleries to accommodate the members while following physical distancing norms, are being considered.