New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Secretariat said on Monday that during the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, no paper copy of the ordinances will be distributed to the MPs in view of Kovid-19 and instead a digital copy will be made available to them. Several ordinances implemented by the government are expected to come to Parliament in the coming session. Also Read – Rajya Sabha seat vacant after Amar Singh’s demise, to be held on September 11
The Lok Sabha Secretariat said in a statement, “Members are informed that in view of the current state of the Kovid-19 epidemic and in order to prevent the spread of infection, it has been decided that the paper of ordinances from the fourth session of the 17th Lok Sabha The copy will not be distributed as there may be a transition from physical handling to paper. ” Also Read – From social distancing to display screens, preparations are being made before the monsoon session of Parliament begins.
It said, however, that the digital copy of the ordinance would continue to be distributed to members. The Lok Sabha Secretariat is making necessary arrangements including ensuring physical distance for the session. Sources said that the date of the session has not been decided yet, but it is unlikely to be held before the second week of September. Also Read – BJP candidate Jai Prakash Nishad filed nomination for Rajya Sabha, seat vacant after the demise of SP MP
According to the rules, the House should meet before 23 September as there should be no difference of more than six months between the two sessions.