No winter session of Parliament due to Covid-19 situation: Centre | News – Times of India Videos


Dec 15, 2020, 01:01PM ISTSource: Mirror Now

The Central government has said that there will be no winter session of Parliament due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In response to Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s request for a session, Parliamentary Affairs minister Prahlad Joshi has written a letter to him saying winter months are very crucial for managing the pandemic because of recent spurt in cases during this period, particularly in Delhi. Joshi also told the Congress leader that he had informally contacted floor leaders of various political parties and they have expressed their concerns about the ongoing pandemic and opined of doing away with winter session.Joshi has also suggested that the Budget session could be held in January next year.

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