Parliament session 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Union Minister Piyush Goyal thanked the Lok Sabha members for putting up a discussion on the Union Budget 2019 Thursday and spoke on the Demands for Grants under the control of the Ministry of Railways, 2019-20. On the other hand, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave a detailed reply on the discussion on the Union Budget 2019 in the Rajya Sabha.
The Lok Sabha passed The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 Friday. The bill was introduced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday which stated setting up of a central university and a tribal university in Andhra Pradesh.
The Congress party has, meanwhile, given Adjournment Motion Notice in the Lok Sabha over the ‘alleged killing of Dalits in Gujarat. Congress MP Motilal Vora has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over ‘suppressing of information about frauds by the banks’.
The Rajya Sabha will discuss The Reserve Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018, The Minimum Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 among others.