New Delhi: The coordination committee of the Congress-led UPA government will meet on Monday to discuss the ambitious Food Security Bill amid talks of a special session of Parliament.
    
Other matters like the issue of government formation in Jharkhand are also expected to come up at the meeting of the UPA Coordination Committee, the first, after the just concluded ninth anniversary of the alliance.
    
The meeting will provide an opportunity to the Congress top brass to understand the minds of the allies on the Food Security Bill and the Land Acquisition Bill which are being seen as game-changers by the Congress as it braces for the next Lok Sabha elections.


     
Amid government's move for a special session of Parliament to pass the Food Security Bill, BJP on Sunday said it is not opposed to it even though it preferred the monsoon session.
        
"There are media reports that government is considering the option of an Ordinance or the convening of a special session of Parliament. The ordinance route for such an important legislation is not desirable. We are not opposed to a special session of Parliament," Opposition leader in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj tweeted.
       
However, she said, "The better option will be to prepone the Monsoon session which is anyway due in July."

(JPN/Agencies)

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