New Delhi: The Central government has listed nine bills in the Lok Sabha for the remaining three days of the current Parliament session. Sources have said that they should be passed on priority, otherwise the parliament session can be extended
. In fact, the Modi government at the Centre is introducing a bill one after another in Parliament this time. The current Parliament session has been extended once before. Sources said the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill, which was passed by the Cabinet last week, is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Monday.
Earlier, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi had informed the media on July 23 that the current session of Parliament will continue for another 10 days. This will be done to meet legislative actions and the government's target of passing at least 35 bills. Joshi said, "I officially declare that the Parliament session will be extended for 10 working days."
Asked about the number of bills to be passed, the minister said at least 35 bills are targeted to be passed. He said that 'all bills will be passed.' The session will now end on August 9 with the extension of the meetings. The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha began on June 17. It began with the swearing-in of the members and was scheduled to conclude on July 26, but was extended further.