The Centre is exploring the opportunity of curbing the continuing monsoon session of parliament by a number of days, sources say. The federal government is worried for the protection of MPs after three of them – who had attended the session – examined optimistic for the coronavirus earlier this week, days after their necessary check studies turned out destructive.
The federal government has held a dialogue with the opposition as it’s making an attempt to construct a consensus over the prospects of wrapping up the session earlier than October 1, sources say. The matter might be taken up on the Lok Sabha Enterprise Advisory Committee assembly this night.
The session may very well be wrapped up subsequent week, sources say.
Seventeen members of the Lok Sabha and eight from the Rajya Sabha had examined optimistic for the coronavirus within the necessary exams carried out earlier than the monsoon session of parliament began. Among the many contaminated Lok Sabha MPs, the BJP had the utmost quantity — 12. The YSR Congress had two MPs, the Shiv Sena, DMK and RLP had one every.
Earlier this week, Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Prahlad Patel – who had examined destructive earlier than the session – have been discovered optimistic for the coronavirus.
On Friday, BJP’s Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe examined optimistic for the virus. He had addressed the Home earlier.
“Final Friday, I had obtained examined and was examined destructive therefore attended parliament. However final night time, I had a headache and delicate fever, obtained examined and have examined optimistic for COVID-19,” Mr Sahasrabuddhe had mentioned in a tweet.
The authorities in parliament have taken strict measures to forestall transmission of the coronavirus among the many MPs however the authorities would not need to take any possibilities, sources say.