At a meeting of the Congress’s Parliament Strategy Group ahead of the Monsoon Session, the opposition party decided to keep the focus of attack on management of Covid-19 and the economy. The party will also oppose 11 Bills which will replace Ordinances that were recently promulgated, demand a White Paper on the situation at the border with China and seek a discussion on the draft new education policy.
The panel has decided to pull up the Centre, on the first day itself, for cancelling the Question Hour. It will organise novel protests after discussions with like-minded parties. “Cancellation of the Question Hour hasn’t happened before. We will find out ways to raise this in both the Houses,” a senior leader told BusinessLine after the meeting.
The meeting, chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was also attended by Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari who had recently signed a