New Delhi: With ordinance promulgated on the Food Security Bill, Monsoon Session of Parliament is now expected to be convened only after August 15.

Government sources said that though no decision has been taken, there is no hurry to call the session with a section contending that it should start in early September.

Generally, the Monsoon Session commences in the third week of July and is spread over a month-long period.

Plans for convening of a Special Session have been given up in the wake of promulgation of the ordinance. Earlier a section in the government was pitching for such a session for the passage of the Food Security Bill, which is being seen as a game changer for the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Government has plans to bring forward a number of economic legislations including the Land Acquisition Bill, Insurance Bill, Pension Bill, Companies Bill and the Direct Taxes Code Bill to give a boost to the sluggish economy.


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