The Winter session of Parliament will begin on November 22, it was officially announced on Friday.

The 12th session of the 15th Lok Sabha is likely to conclude on December 20. Expectations are high that the Government will try to get some long-pending economic Bills, including Companies Bill, PFRDA Bill, Banking laws (amendment) Bill, passed in the Winter session.

In the Monsoon session, which commenced on August 8 and concluded on September 7, only four Bills were passed by both Houses.

The Lok Sabha passed six Bills and the Rajya Sabha three. Six Bills were introduced in Parliament and sent to standing committees.

(This article was published on November 2, 2012)
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