New Delhi: On the third day of the Winter Session in Parliament, the Lok Sabha discussed air pollution and climate change in continuation of the 2nd-day discussion, which rocked the proceedings of the House on Tuesday.
The contentious situation prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir was discussed in the Rajya Sabha, and Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will soon be implemented nationwide.
A parliamentary committee, headed by Congress MLA leader Shashi Tharoor examined the WhatsApp snooping issue in which lawyers and officials of Facebook-owned WhatsApp will present their explanation in the recent Pegasus snooping row. The committee said it will protect the fundamental rights of all citizens, including right to privacy.
Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hits out at the BJP-led NDA for “deliberately” changing his seating in the Rajya Sabha chamber from third to the fifth row, in view of their fallout in Maharashtra.
Moving forward in the day, the Lok Sabha is likely to discuss The Chit Funds (Amendment ) Bill, 2019. The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will be taken up in the lower house for discussion and passage. The Rajya Sabha will take the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 for further discussion. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 will be taken up for discussion and passage.