CWC Calls For Passage Of Women’s Reservation Bill, Voices Concern Over Bill On Appointment Of CEC

The Congress occasion demanded the passage of the Girls’s Reservation Invoice in the course of the upcoming particular session of Parliament in a decision adopted on the first assembly of the reconstituted Congress Working Committee (CWC). In a strongly worded assertion, the CWC alleged that the parliamentary course of, which ought to entail thorough debate and scrutiny, has been eroded, resulting in the hurried passage of serious laws with out correct examination and dialogue, information company PTI reported.

< p>The committee particularly voiced concern in regards to the Chief Election Commissioner and Different Election Commissioners (Appointment and so forth) Invoice to be launched in Parliament, expressing fears that it might jeopardize the independence of the Election Fee in making certain free and truthful elections.

Reiterating its stance, the CWC firmly demanded that the Girls’s Reservation Invoice be handed in the course of the particular session. This demand comes within the wake of renewed requires the invoice’s passage and hypothesis that it might be taken up in the course of the upcoming five-day particular session of Parliament.

The invoice, which was initially handed within the Rajya Sabha. roughly 11 years in the past in the course of the tenure of the Manmohan Singh-led authorities, stays viable because the Higher Home of Parliament doesn’t dissolve.

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Condolence Decision On Manipur, CWC Asks Heart To Declare Himachal Floods As Nationwide Catastrophe

Moreover, the Congress Working Committee addressed different issues of nationwide significance. It handed condolence resolutions in response to 2 grave conditions.

Firstly, relating to the ethnic violence in Manipur, the CWC expressed deep sorrow and concern for the continuing disaster. The decision famous that the individuals of Manipur have suffered immense devastation, with over 200 lives misplaced, greater than 500 injured, and over 5,000 homes set ablaze in arson-related incidents. It highlighted the dire situations during which over 60,000 displaced individuals proceed to dwell in aid camps throughout the state. The decision lamented the disruption of schooling as a result of faculty and faculty closures and emphasised the perilous state of affairs confronted by a majority of the state’s inhabitants throughout numerous communities, PTI reported.

Secondly, the CWC prolonged condolences and solidarity to the individuals of Himachal Pradesh in response to a pure catastrophe that has struck the state. Unprecedented rainfall, devastating floods, and landslides have claimed about 430 lives, with 39 people nonetheless lacking. The state has incurred huge losses, estimated at over Rs 13,000 crore, together with destruction of property and important infrastructure, in addition to important agricultural losses.

The CWC known as upon the Heart to declare this a nationwide catastrophe and supply monetary help.

The members additionally remembered the late veteran chief and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for his invaluable contributions to the Congress and the state of Kerala.

This assembly marked the primary gathering of the newly reconstituted Congress Working Committee, with the occasion management specializing in devising a complete technique for fulfillment within the upcoming meeting elections in 5 states and the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Notable leaders, together with Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, former occasion chiefs Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, and different outstanding figures, participated within the deliberations.