New Delhi : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has convened an all-party meeting on November 16, two days before the commencement of the winter session of Parliament.
During the meeting, the Speaker is likely to seek the support of political parties to ensure smooth functioning of the House.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has also called a meeting of leaders of different parties in the Upper House on Sunday. An all-party meeting has also been convened by the government on the same day ahead of the session.
The winter session of Parliament will start from November 18 and continue till December 13.
In this session, the Narendra Modi government is expected to take forward its legislative agenda that includes replacing two ordinances on — corporate tax rate cuts and e-cigarettes and e-hookahs — with bills.
The opposition is likely to corner the government on the issues of price rise, unemployment and economic slowdown.