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Short Parliament session likely after Gujarat Assembly Polls

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New Delhi, Nov 14: A short winter session of Parliament is likely to took place after the Gujarat Assembly elections.

According to news agency IANS, sources said dates for the session were likely to be decided at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on  17th of next month.

“The government was looking at the possibility of calling the session, which may last a week or 10 days at the most” they said.

Campaigning for the two-phase election in the state will end on December 12. The second phase of the election is scheduled  for December 14.

The session may begin immediately after the campaign ends on December 12 end before Christmas.

Usually, the winter session of Parliament begins around the middle of November and lasts till the middle or third week of December.

This year, the centre appears to be not keen on having the session due to crucial Gujarat polls which is equally important for both the leading parties the Congress and BJP.

Wefornews Bureau 

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