New Delhi, Nov 29: The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 has been passed in both the houses - Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha - on Monday, the first day of the winter session of the Parliament. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar introduced and tabled the Bill for consideration and passing.
Tomar had tabled the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha soon after resumption after the temporary adjournment. Notably, the Bill was already circulated among Rajya Sabha members on Friday. Meanwhile, the 'Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021' was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday. Amid the session, heavy sloganeering was going on in the Parliament by the Opposition.
"I think some people have come determined to not let the House function," Rajya Sabha chairperson Venkaiah Naidu said. Apart from this, Speaker Om Birla also had requested Opposition MPs to bring the House in order to allow any discussion before the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was passed.
Besides, in an address to the nation on November 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repealing of the three Central farm laws on the day of Guru Nanak Jayanti. The bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking outside the Parliament ahead of the commencement of the Winter Session, said the government was ready to discuss and reply to queries about all issues. “The government is ready to debate any issue and answer any question. We should debate in Parliament and maintain the decorum of the proceedings,” Modi said.
The 25-day Winter Session of parliament, during which 36 bills are expected to be passed, started stormy note today. The winter session of Parliament is scheduled to conclude on December 23.