10% Quota Bill Gets President’s Nod, Becomes a Law
The 10 percent quota bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 8 January.
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The President on Saturday, 12 January, signed the quota Bill, which will provide 10 percent reservation to the economically weaker sections among the general category.
The winter session, which began on 11 December, witnessed several hours of disruptions on various issues ranging from Rafale jet controversy, agrarian crisis to Cauvery river issue.
- President on Saturday, 12 January, signed the quota Bill, which will provide 10 percent reservation to the economically weaker sections among the general category
- The Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with 165 voting in favour and seven against
- The Lok Sabha passed the Bill on Tuesday, 8 January
- The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was also passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday
President Gives Nod To 10% Quota Bill
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, 12 January, signed the 124th Constitution Amendment Bill. The bill which provided for 10 percent reservation for general category has now become a law.
Budget Session From 31 Jan - 13 Feb
The Budget session of Parliament is likely to be held from 31 January to 13 February and the interim Budget is expected to be presented on 1 February, government sources said Wednesday.
The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh deliberated on the dates for the Budget session and the final decision will be announced after the Rajya Sabha is adjourned sine die and the committee recommends prorogation of the Winter session, sources said.
Thereafter the recommendation will be sent to the President.
It's a Bill Brought in Haste: D Raja
As the CPI, AAP and the AIADMK staged a walk out, D Raja said, “It's a bill brought in haste by BJP govt keeping an eye on elections. It hasn't been scrutinised properly. I don't think it will stand judicial or social scrutiny in coming days.”
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