Congress led protests in both houses of parliament over electoral bonds and privatisation of public sector units (PSUs), leading to the walkout in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The Congress called electoral bonds a scam and accused the government of “making corruption official”.
Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah clarified that government will conduct NRC across India irrespective of any religion. He also said that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is different from NRC.
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As the winter session began on 18th November Parliament is likely to take up 27 Bills for introduction, consideration and passing.