Winter session of Parliament begins on Monday

Winter session of Parliament begins on Monday

Agency News

New Delhi, Nov 17 : The Winter session of Parliament begins on Monday with the Government seeking the opposition's cooperation for a productive session even as Congress and other opposition parties look to attack the government on issues including economic slowdown, Jammu and Kashmir situation and imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra.

Ahead of the Parliament session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi convened an all-party meeting on Sunday. In the meeting, the Opposition demanded that the issues of economic slowdown, job loss and farm distress be discussed during the session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said.

At the meeting attended by 27 parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoped for a productive session. The PM said the most important job of the House is to discuss and debate, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister told reporters. Mr Modi said the session should also be as productive as the last one, according to Joshi. (UNI)