The session is scheduled to take up 36 Bills and one financial item

A meeting of the government with floor leaders of all parties was held on Sunday, a day before the start of the winter session of Parliament.

The Winter Session of Parliament will commence on Monday and see a total of 19 sittings spread over a period of 25 days.

The session, which will conclude on December 23, is scheduled to take up 36 Bills and one financial item, said the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

Thirty parties which were present in the meeting, besides the BJP, were INC, DMK, AITC, YSRCP, JD(U), BJD, BSP, TRS, SS, LJSP, NCP, SP, CPI(M), IUML, TDP, Apna Dal, CPI, NPF, SAD, AAP, AIADMK, KC(M), MNF, RSP, RPI(A), RJD, NPP, MDMK, JKNC, TMC( M).

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal & Mines Pralhad Joshi represented the government in the meeting.

Three Bills replacing Ordinances promulgated during the inter-session period are required to be enacted as Acts of Parliament within a period of six weeks from the reassembly of Parliament.

These include the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021.

On the Financial Business side, Parlament will take up Presentation, Discussion and Voting on Second Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for the 2021-22 and introduction, consideration and passing of the related Appropriation Bill.