Govt to table Land ordinance in Lok Sabha on Monday


New Delhi: The government is likely to table the controversial new land ordinance in Lok Sabha, when it resumes on Monday, the first day of the second half of the Budget session.

According to the schedule of business, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy will lay on the table a copy of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, promulgated by the President on April 3 under Article 123(2)(a) of Constitution.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also make a statement regarding the ‘Recent Developments in the Republic of Yemen and efforts made for safe evacuation of Indian nationals from there’.

The Budget session will conclude on May 8. The Rajya Sabha is having a new session from April 23 that will end on May 13.

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