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Covid-19: Centre considering proposal on physical Parliament session

Both sessions of Parliament are likely to be functional from the Central Hall daily except on a vacation day

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Workers sanitise the Parliament house as a precautionary measure against coronavirus | Photo: PTI

The government is considering the proposal for a physical despite the Covid-19 pandemic. and secretariates have given some suggestions to the government for the physical session following which the Centre will soon take the final decision regarding it.

Sources told ANI that the government is considering the proposal for the physical session of both houses of

It is also being considered that the session should be held from the Central Hall in two sessions daily -- the first session dedicated to for four hours and the second session to for for four hours.

Both sessions of Parliament are likely to be functional from the Central Hall daily except on a vacation day.

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Sources told ANI that the Centre is considering such a proposal but the final decision is yet to be taken.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee has already started physical meeting in Parliament House and several parliamentary committee meetings are scheduled to be held in the upcoming days in the Parliament including Ethics Committee of

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the of Parliament has already been delayed and it is likely to begin from the last week of August or the first week of September.

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First Published: Sat, August 08 2020. 11:33 IST