"The Committee recommends enactment of the legislation without any modification," the 19-member Select Committee to examine the Coal Mines (Special Provision) Bill, 2015, headed by Anil Madhav Dave (BJP) said in its report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday.

The panel referred passage of the Bill without any change. The Bill that seek to replace the Ordinance issued by the government was passed by Lok Sabha but had to be referred to the Rajya Sabha Select Committee.

The dissenting notes come from Digvijaya Singh, P Bhattacharya and Rajeev Shukla (all Congress), Tiruchi Siva (DMK) and K N Balagopal (CPI-M).

"With a deep sense of disappointment, I am submitting my dissent note... Despite unanimity on the issue of labour dues forest rights of the tribals and forest dwellers and environment clearance and inherent rights of the state in the constitution, the Select Committee has failed to accept the suggested amendments to the Bill," a dissent note from Singh said.

Terming as "inadequate" the 7 days' time to the Committee for examining the "Bill with such far reaching implications", Singh explained the panel "could not hear the stakeholders whose lives would be impacted...which is fundamental duty of the Select Committee".

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