Parliament proceedings today:
Home Minister Amit Shah will introduce three amendment Bills; The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019; The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
2 more amendment Bills are also to be introduced. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri will introduce The Public Premises Amendment Bill, 2019, while MP Prahlad Singh Patel will introduce The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Bill, 2019.
In addition, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan will introduce the DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2019, while Cabinet Minister Ram Vilas Paswan will introduce The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019.
Mr. Harsh Vardhan will move The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will move the Aadhaar and Other Laws Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing. Both Bills have been passed by Lok Sabha.
Lok Sabha begins question hour, while Rajya Sabha observes a minute of silence for Sudarshan Agarwal, former Secretary-General, Rajya Sabha who passed away recently.
BJP's GVL Narasimha Rao suggests Question Hours and business in Parliament be translated into regional languages. He suggests as a first step, the answers to questions can be given in a regional language of the members' choice.