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C Lalrosanga attends Parliament Floor Leaders' Meeting

Aizawl, 18 July 2022 (Zoramnews): C Lalrosanga, Lok Sabha MP was part of the Parliament Floor Leaders Meeting held at New Delhi on Sunday. At the meeting, discussions were held in the Monsoon Parliament which will be starting on Monday.

C. Lalrosanga at the meeting said he gives importance to the Forest Conservation Amendment Bill 2022 and Wildlife Protection Amendment Bill 2021 among the 32 bills that will be carried forward in the session as this affects the tribal areas. He said they would give support to the bills concerning Mizoram and also stressed that they need to include discussions on care for the Myanmar refugees who have fled from the coup.

He appealed to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to give importance to the matter of the relocation of Assam Rifles headquarters as they have often requested the same before.

According to reports, the Monsoon Session holds extreme importance as the election of the President and Vice-President's office is slated to take place during this session. The Presidential polls will be held on July 18 while the Vice Presidential polls will take place on August 6.

President Ram Nath Kovind's term is coming to an end on July 24 while the term of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is ending on August 10.

Moreover, the Opposition is also slated to hold its meeting later in the day to decide on the candidate for the Vice- Presidential elections. The BJP on Saturday declared West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as NDA's vice presidential candidate.

The other bills on the government agenda include the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2019, (in respect of State of Assam), The Mediation Bill, 2021 (with Standing Committee chaired by Shri Sushil Kumar Modi); The Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (report of Standing Committee under examination) and the Registration of Marriage of Non- Resident Indian Bill, 2019 (report of Standing Committee under examination).

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