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December 16, 2018

Winter Session of Parliament – Week 1 | Trinamool protests against Centre

Winter Session of Parliament – Week 1 | Trinamool protests against Centre

The Winter Session of Parliament began on December 11, 2018. While both the Houses witnessed repeated adjournments, Trinamool played the ideal Opposition by laying reports of Parliamentary Standing Committees, as well as voicing the party’s stand on legislations.

On December 13, on the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the attack on Parliament, party MPs paid homage to the martyrs. Trinamool MPs also organised a dharna against the Centre near the Gandhi statue inside Parliament premises on December 14.

Here’s a summary of Trinamool’s activities in Parliament this week:


December 12

Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar laid on the Table of the House the reports of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs. Click here for details.



December 12

Dr Santanu Sen spoke on The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Click here for details.

December 14

Derek O’Brien laid reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture. Click here for details.

Nadimul Haque raised the demand for improvement in infrastructure in Indian Railways during Zero Hour. Click here for details.



Trinamool Congress MPs gathered in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi inside Parliament premises on December 14 to protest against the current government at the Centre. Slogans were raised against the government. Click here for details.