Parliament (File Photo/ANI)
Parliament (File Photo/ANI)

Govt calls meet on Jun 19 of chiefs of political parties

ANI | Updated: Jun 16, 2019 16:00 IST

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Government is mulling the idea of One country, One election and to discuss this along with other issues of national importance, has called for a meeting of presidents of all political parties having representation in parliament.
The Union minister of Parliamentary affairs, Prahlad Joshi has written to heads of political parties inviting them for a meeting on June 19.
The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is aimed to ensure smooth functioning in the upcoming parliamentary session.
The meet is scheduled in the parliamentary library building and will solicit views of the various heads of political parties on important subjects impacting the country.
Among the five key issues listed include Building of a new India in the country's 75th independence and One country, One election.
A programme and commitments to celebrate to Mahatma 150 birth anniversary celebration, ways to increase parliament productivity and development of aspirational districts are other items on the agenda.
The first session of 17th Lok Sabha is scheduled to commence on Monday, June 17. (ANI)