Earlier in the day, Assembly Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma told reporters that 61 employees and officials of the state Assembly secretariat have tested coronavirus positive so far.
The ruling Nepal Communist Party has now been virtually divided more than two years after it was formed following the merger of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre.
Badal said Parliament must meet immediately as "a national priority" as the ongoing farmers' movement affects nearly 100 crore of our people directly.
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The exchange of words on Twitter came after Ramesh objected to the government's claim that opposition leaders were consulted before it was decided that the winter session will be cancelled.
On Tuesday, Joshi told that the government is prepared for a debate on all issues and it would be appropriate to have a full-fledged budget session.
Congress MPs urged the government to convene Parliament session to repeal the farm laws and discuss the farmers’ demands.
Government says no winter session due to COVID-19, suggests budget session in January; Congress slams move
The Constitution broadly stipulates one major rule that there should not be a gap of more than six months between two sessions of Parliament.
Usually, the winter session of the legislature is held in Nagpur, the second capital of the state, and spans two weeks.
The winter session of Parliament must be convened at the earliest 'in view of the farmers' unrest, Chinese aggression, COVID crisis and the sliding economy, ManishTewari said in a statement.
During the 20-year rule of the BJD, the Assembly has completed the 60-day sitting only in three years.
The Cabinet is scheduled to meet in the Secretariat on Friday and is expected to approve the Bills to be tabled in the session.
Speaker Om Birla says LS Secretariat ready to hold the session with all Covid precautions
At a press conference here, he said the Monsoon session was held with all precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the parliament standing committees have also been meeting regularly.
As per the notification, there will be Question Hour on all seven days along with works pertaining to government affairs.