Monsoon session of Parliament to commence from Monday

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New Delhi: The Monsoon session of Parliament will commence from Monday and will continue till 11th of next month. Many important issues including terrorists attack on Amarnath Yatra and stand off with China in Doklam are likely to create stormy scenes inside both the Houses of Parliament.

A united Opposition is all set to raise the heat on the government over issues such as lynching incidents and vigilantism, the Kashmir situation and the border stand-off with China.

However, on the first day of the session, proceedings are not likely in view of death of Lok Sabha sitting member Vinod Khanna and Rajya Sabha sitting members Anil Madhav Dave and Pallavi Reddy. However, all the members will cast their votes to elect a new President of the country.

The current session is likely to discuss issues such as cow vigilantism, corruption, National Commission for Backward Classes, women reservation in parliament and impact of GST implementation .

Some important new and old bills likely to come up in the monsoon session are GST related bills related to implementation of Goods and Services Tax in Jammu and Kashmir. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2017, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, The Whistle Blowers Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2015 , and the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017 among others.