Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 19
Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu stated parliamentary panels had began scrutinising the federal government’s dealing with of Covid-19 disaster within the nation.
Parliament was adjourned forward of its schedule as a result of Covid and a shorter timeframe to carry the standing committee conferences wouldn’t have been potential given the current state of affairs, he said.
Hailing the media’s function in the course of the pandemic, the Vice-President, in a Facebook put up, additionally stated Parliament was “on course” for holding the monsoon session.
Naidu stated he had held a number of rounds of discussions with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on enabling the conferences of the parliamentary committees and the monsoon session.
“Given the social-distancing norms, the logistics of seating of MPs required detailed deliberation and planning. The government also recently reached out to both presiding officers (Naidu and Birla) on holding the monsoon session. We are on course,” the Vice-President stated.