Sushma favours special session to pass food bill

New Delhi, June 3: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday said the monsoon session of parliament could be preponed to pass the Food Security Bill and added that the party was not opposed to a special
sushma favours special session to pass food bill...
IANS June 03, 2013 11:47 IST
New Delhi, June 3: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday said the monsoon session of parliament could be preponed to pass the Food Security Bill and added that the party was not opposed to a special session of the houses being convened for the purpose.



Reacting to reports that the government was considering an ordinance or a special session of parliament to consider the Food Security Bill, she tweeted: "On the National Food Security Bill, there are media reports that the government is considering the option of an ordinance or to convene a special session of parliament. The ordinance route for such an important legislation is not desirable."

"We are not opposed to a special session of parliament. The better option will be to prepone the monsoon session which is anyway due in July," added Sushma Swaraj, leader of opposition in the Lok Sabbha.
 
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