The Monsoon Session of Parliament began today. The Session will extend up to August 11, 2017 and there will be a total of 19 sittings. The agenda for legislation includes 18 pending bills for passing. Of these 18, 9 have been cleared by Lok Sabha. 16 new bills have also been listed for introduction and passing. The detailed legislative agenda for the session can be seen here.
Two new members were sworn into Lok Sabha: Dr. Farooq Abdullah (Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir) and P.K. Kunhalikutty (Malappuram, Kerala).
Both houses adjourned shortly after obituary references of sitting members and former members who passed away during the intersession period.