Rahul Gandhi may skip Parliament’s winter session


New Delhi: Congress Secretary-General Jairam Ramesh announced Saturday that former party leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi may skip the upcoming winter session of Parliament due to “Bharat Jodo Yatra”.

Jairam Ramesh went on to say that Congress supports reserving education and employment for economically backward classes (EWS) in all communities, ignoring the existing reservation for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBC). disturb.

During the winter session, Congress could also elect a replacement for the opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha, a position previously occupied by the party’s new president, Mallikarjun Kharge, who resigned at the time the nomination for the organizational elections was submitted to the Join party policy of “one man, one post”.

Parliament’s next winter session is expected to take place from December 7th to 29th this year. The upcoming winter session will have a total of 17 working days.

This will be the first session while Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, will lead negotiations in the House of Lords.

The government will prepare a list of bills to be passed during the upcoming session, while the opposition will call for a discussion on urgent matters.

Meanwhile, the Bharat Jodo Yatra entered its 66th day on Saturday. The Congress march began on September 7th in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu.

Currently, the “Yatra” is in Maharashtra, where several leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Shiv Sena (Thackeray faction) participated. A day earlier Aditya Thackeray of Shiv Sena joined the “Bharat Jodo Yatra” to walk alongside Rahul Gandhi.

In Maharashtra, the “Bharat Jodo Yatra” will stay for 14 days and run 381 km through 15 assembly and 6 parliamentary constituencies.

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