JS special session on Mujib Barsha to begin on Nov 8


On the occasion of the Mujib Barsha, a special session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will begin at 6pm on November 8 (Sunday), reports UNB.

President Abdul Hamid called the session exercising the power bestowed upon him as per Clause (1) of Article 72 of the Constitution.

According to a JS statement, the 10th session of the 11th parliament (Fifth session in 2020 and special session on the occasion of the Mujib Barsha) will begin at 6pm on Sunday.

The 9th session of 11th parliament was prorogued on September 10 after only five sittings as the session was held by maintaining proper health guidelines amid ongoing corona pandemic.

Six bills were passed in this session, three bills were placed and examination timeframe of another four bills has been extended. But customs bill 2019 was removed.

Along with the legal procedure, a total of 38 important notices under section 71 of the rules of procedure were received.

A total of 27 questions were available for the Prime Minister’s question and answer session-where only seven questions were answered by the PM during the session that began on September 6.

During the question answer session, only 182 questions were answered by the ministers under different ministries while some 662 questions were received for the session.