This is the first time in the history of the Indian Parliament since 1952 that such an arrangement has been made. Where 60 members will sit in the House and 51 in the Rajya Sabha galleries and the remaining 132 in the Lok Sabha chamber.
New Delhi. On Tuesday, sources said that the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommended that the monsoon session of Parliament be held from September 14 to October 1. According to him, there will be a total of 18 meetings and its dates will be announced later in the day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many preparations are going on for the monsoon session of Parliament, in which several steps are being taken for the first time due to the Kovid-19 pandemic. For example, the galleries of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha will be used for the seating of the people and following the norms of social distance, the members will be seated in the chambers and galleries of both. According to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, members of the Upper House will be seated in both the rooms and galleries during the session.
This is the first time in the history of the Indian Parliament since 1952 that such an arrangement has been made. Where 60 members will sit in the House and 51 in the Rajya Sabha galleries and the remaining 132 in the Lok Sabha chamber. Similar seating arrangements are also being done by the Lok Sabha Secretariat. For the first time galleries will have seating arrangement, ultraviolet disinfectant radiation, use of polycarbonate separators between the two houses and special cables, large display screens.
No paper copy of the ordinances will be distributed in the forthcoming parliament session
The Lok Sabha Secretariat said on Monday that during the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, no paper copy of the ordinances will be distributed to MPs in view of Kovid-19 and instead a digital copy will be made available to them. Several ordinances implemented by the government are expected to come to Parliament in the coming session.
The Lok Sabha Secretariat said in a statement, “Members are informed that in view of the current state of the Kovid-19 epidemic and in order to prevent the spread of infection, it has been decided that the paper of ordinances from the fourth session of the 17th Lok Sabha The copy will not be distributed as there may be a transition from physical handling to paper. ”