Winter Session Of Parliament From Nov. 18 To Dec. 13, Say Sources
The Indian Parliament building stands in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg News)

Winter Session Of Parliament From Nov. 18 To Dec. 13, Say Sources

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The Winter Session of Parliament will be held from Nov. 18 to Dec. 13, sources said, adding that the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has communicated the dates to the secretariats of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

A number of bills are likely to be taken up during the Winter Session of Parliament. Further, two crucial ordinances are on the list to be converted into law during the session.

One ordinance reducing the corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to arrest slowdown in the economy and boost growth was issued in September to give effect to amendments in the Income Tax Act, 1961, and Finance Act, 2019. The second ordinance, also issued in September, banned the sale, manufacture and storage of e-cigarettes and similar products.

In the last two years, winter sessions have been convened on Nov. 21 and ended in the first week of January.

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