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Mixed response to Government's move to pass the Talaq bill

Mixed response to Government's move to pass the Talaq bill”

Addressing to the joint session, Kovind said, "The Union government is committed to double the income of farmers by the year 2022".

Suggestions on government policies will also be made that would pave the way for Union Budget that will be presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1.

The first leg of the session will be between January 29 and February 9 during which the government will present the economic survey on January 29 followed by the Union Budget on February 1.

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At the all-party meeting held on Sunday evening, Opposition parties hit out at the government for a short session of Parliament, with both the Congress and the Trinamool Congress pointing out that there are only four working days in this session.

"We also raised the issue of pending women reservation bill, atrocities on Dalits and tribals, farm distress and crisis in judiciary", a senior opposition leader who attended the meeting said, requesting anonymity.

"In the previous session, we had hoped for the passage of Triple Talaq Bill, so that the Muslim women get their rights".

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While the government intends to pass the Triple Talaq bill, the Opposition plans to counter the government on issues such as rape, communal violence and remarks on the Constitution. Session will be in two parts with eight sittings in first and 23 sittings in 2nd part.

JD (U) leader Harivansh Narayan Singh said that grave issues concerning the nation were discussed.

The opposition was represented at the meeting by Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Jyotiraditya Scindia, Mulayam Singh Yadav (SP), D Raja (CPI), Kanimozhi (DMK), Derek O'Brien and Sudip Bandhopadhyay (TMC), Tariq Anwar (NCP) and Dushyant Chautala (INLD). After a recess, the session reconvenes from 5 March to 6 April.

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