Sessions of Parliament
- August 31, 2020
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
Monsoon session of Parliament from September 14 to October 1, will see many firsts including staggered seating, different shifts for both the houses, no breaks during the session and social distancing.
The president from time to time summons each House of Parliament to meet. But, the maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament cannot be more than six months. In other words, the Parliament should meet at least twice a year. There are usually three sessions in a year, viz,
- the Budget Session (February to May);
- the Monsoon Session (July to September); and
- the Winter Session (November to December).
- The President shall form time to time summon each House of Parliament to meet at such time and place as he thinks fit, but six months shall not intervene between its last sitting in one session and the date appointed for its first sitting in the next session
- The President may from time to time
- prorogue the Houses or either House;
- dissolve the House of the People