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March 25, 2017

Week 3: Discussions on Bills and important issues made by Trinamool

Week 3: Discussions on Bills and important issues made by Trinamool

The third week of the second part of the Budget Session saw Trinamool Congress MPs speaking on important Bills like the Finance Bill and the HIV AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014. The party also put forth its views on electoral reforms during a Short Duration Discussion. The party also took part during the discussion on the Supplementary Demand for Grants for the General Budget.

The party also raised issues of public importance during the Zero Hours and Question Hours all through the week.

LOK SABHA

March 20, 2017

Bills
Saugata Roy spoke on the Supplementary Demand for Grants (General Budget).

Question Hour
Saugata Roy asked Supplementary Questions about closed oil wells.
Arpita Ghosh asked Supplementary Questions about attacks on Indians in USA.

Zero Hour
Arpita Ghosh made a Zero Hour mention on the need for increasing the salary of artistes.

March 21, 2017

Bills
Saugata Roy spoke on the Finance Bill.

Question Hour
Sunil Mandal asked Supplementary Questions about misleading advertisements.

March 22, 2017

Bills
Idris Ali spoke on the Finance Bill.

Question Hour
Kalyan Banerjee asked Supplementary Questions about the speedy disposal of cases.

Zero Hour
Aparupa Poddar made a Zero Hour mention on the problems faced by jute farmers.
Partha Pratim Ray made a Zero Hour mention on the problems faced by people in the border enclaves.

March 23, 2017

Bills
Pratima Mandal spoke on The Constitution (Schedules Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

Question Hour
Bijoy Chandra Barman asked Supplementary Questions about drinking water problems in north Bengal.
Anupam Hazra asked a Supplementary Question about the education of weavers.

Zero Hour
Mriganka Mahato made a Zero Hour mention on the need for cold storages to help farmers.

March 24, 2017

Question Hour
Mumtaz Sanghamita asked a Supplementary Question on birth control drugs.

Zero Hour
Saugata Roy made a Zero Hour mention on the Supreme Court notice to the Centre regarding allowances of MPs.
Partha Pratim Ray made a Zero Hour mention demanding immediate air services at Cooch Behar airport.
Idrish Ali made a Zero Hour mention on the problems in his constituency.

RAJYA SABHA

March 20, 2017

Zero Hour
Vivek Gupta made a Zero Hour Mention on the welfare of drivers of app-based cabs.

March 21, 2017

Bills
Debabrata Bandyopadhyay spoke on The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014.

March 22, 2017

Question Hour
Manish Gupta asked a Supplementary Question on attacks on railway tracks.

March 23, 2017

Zero Hour
Derek O’Brien made a Point of Order on the Finance Bill.
Dola Sen made a Zero Hour mention on compensation for the Sardar Sarovar Project.
It was a fruitful week for the party as it could take part during important discussions as well as bring important topics to the notice of the Central Government.