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Ahead of Winter Session, LS Speaker calls all-party meeting today

Updated: Nov 14, 2016 08:34 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 14 (ANI): With the Winter Session of Parliament beginning Wednesday, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called an all-party meeting today to discuss ways to ensure smooth functioning of the House.

The Government has also convened an all-party meeting on Tuesday to seek cooperation from leaders of the both the Houses for smooth functioning of Parliament.

The month-long winter session of Parliament will continue till December 16.

Meanwhile, leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday said Congress MPs would raise the demonetisation issue under rules 56 and 193 during the Winter Session.

Deputy leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma has already given a notice for the suspension of business under rule 267 of the Rajya Sabha for a discussion on the same issue.

Meanwhile, leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has given a notice under rule 267 for discussion on the issue of Kashmir unrest. (ANI)