President summons Rajya Sabha for Monsoon Session of Parliament from 18 July to 10 August; triple talaq bill on top of agenda

New Delhi: The president has summoned the Rajya Sabha for the Monsoon Session from 18 July and it is scheduled to conclude on 10 August, according to an official statement.

 President summons Rajya Sabha for Monsoon Session of Parliament from 18 July to 10 August; triple talaq bill on top of agenda

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"The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Wednesday, July 18 at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the session is scheduled to conclude on Friday, August 10," Upper House Secretary General Desh Deepak Verma said in the statement.

The Monsoon Session will have nearly 18 sittings, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar had announced early this week.

The triple talaq bill, which has been passed by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha, will be at the top of the government's agenda.

More than six ordinances will be taken up, Kumar had said.

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Updated Date: Jul 01, 2018 09:40:31 IST