The Bill to replace the Centre’s Ordinance on control of services in Delhi is expected to be taken up by Parliament this week.
The bill is on the government’s agenda this week in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal had informed Lok Sabha of the government’s business on Friday and mentioned that the bill is on the official agenda next week.
Rajya Sabha was informed of the government’s business for the coming week by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday.
The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, seeks to replace the ordinance brought by the Centre in May which excluded ‘services’ from the legislative competence of the Delhi legislative assembly. The ordinance was brought days after the Supreme Court judgement on the control of services in Delhi.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been seeking opposition parties’ support against the  Ordinance.
Members of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance will oppose the Bill in Parliament.
The government has expressed confidence of getting the bill passed. (ANI)