Parliament’s Winter Session To Begin on 18 Nov and End on 13 Dec

The Winter session of Parliament will commence from 18 November and will last till 13 December.

Updated15 Nov 2019, 11:22 AM IST
India
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The Winter session of Parliament will commence from 18 November and will last till 13 December, the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs said, reported ANI.

Last week, a meeting was held at the residence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who heads the panel to make a formal decision of the dates.

In last two years, winter sessions have been convened on 21 November and ended in the first week of January.

Besides various bills, the government plans to convert two crucial ordinances into law during the session.

One ordinance reducing corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to arrest slowdown in the economy and boost growth was issued in September to give effect to amendments in the Income Tax Act, 1961 and Finance Act, 2019.

The second ordinance, also issued in September, banned sale, manufacture and storage of e-cigarettes and similar products.

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Published: 16 Oct 2019, 08:14 PM IST

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