Budget Session summary: Trinamool puts forth its views strongly on issues affecting the nation

The Budget Session saw Trinamool Congress take part in a wide range of debates and raise crucial issues through Zero Hour, Question Hour and Special Mentions, and also through Points of Order, interventions and clarifications.

Three MPs from the Lok Sabha and two from the Rajya Sabha spoke on the Union Budget, nine from the Lok Sabha spoke on the Demands for Grants for various ministries while one MP from the Lok Sabha spoke on the Finance Bill.

Among the important Bills debated upon were The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, The National Medical Commission Bill, The Code on Wages Bill, The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, The Dam Safety Bill, The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, The Consumer Protection Bill, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill and the two Arbitration Bills.

Here are the links to the weekly stories that detail all that the party said in the two Houses:

Week 1: Trinamool welcomes new Speaker

Week 2: Trinamool MPs raise matters of public importance in Parliament

Week 3: From Aadhaar to electoral reforms, Trinamool corners Govt 

Week 4: Trinamool opposes anti-people decisions of Centre 

Week 5: Trinamool protests against Aadhaar Bill, lack of scrutiny of Bills

Week 6: Party opposes regressive Right to Information & Triple Talaq Bill

Week 7: MPs in both Houses spoke on several important Bills

Week 8: Trinamool MPs walk out in protest against the procedure used to bring J&K Reorganisation Bill