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Farmers protest latest news today

Farmers protest latest news today, The 25-day Winter Session of Parliament will begin today, with 36 bills expected to be passed, including one to repeal farm laws. The opposition is likely to put the government on the defensive over issues such as the Pegasus scandal and price hikes.

The Lok Sabha was adjourned minutes after parliament convened for the Winter Session amid protests over farm laws. However, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned to pay tribute to senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated today that his government is prepared to respond to all questions. “Whatever voices are raised against the government or government policies, the Speaker’s Chair and the dignity of parliament should be upheld.”

The government is expected to introduce 36 Legislative Bills and 1 Finance Bill during the Winter Session’s 19 sittings. On the first day of the Lok Sabha, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill was scheduled for introduction and passage. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar will introduce it. Both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have issued whips to their members of parliament to ensure that they are present on election day.

The crucial cryptocurrency and regulation of the Official Digital Currency Bill, the insolvency and bankruptcy (second amendment) Bill, 2021, and the Electricity (Amendment) Bill are among the other bills to be passed during the session.

The Prime Minister skipped the all-party meeting. The Parliamentary Affairs minister stated that it is not a change of tradition. The Prime Minister attending this session was started by Mr. Narendra Modi himself.

In total, 31 parties had attended the meeting on Sunday. The Aam Aadmi Party representative was Sanjay Singh. He walked out of the session stating he was not allowed to speak in the session.

Agatha Sangma, Lok Sabha MP from Meghalaya, requested to repeal Citizenship Amendment Act in the upcoming session of Parliament.

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