NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Wednesday table papers in the Rajya Sabha related to Maharashtra, which has been waiting for its government formation ever since its October Assembly election. Besides the Surrogacy Bill and Transgender Protection Bill will also come up for consideration.

Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah will lay on the Table, a copy each of the following papers:

(a) Proclamation (G.S.R. No. 837(E)), issued by the President on the 12th November, 2019, under article 356 of the Constitution in relation to the State of Maharashtra, under clause (3) of the said article.

(b) Order (G.S.R. No. 838(E)), dated the 12th November, 2019, made by the President, under sub-clause (i) of clause (c) of the above Proclamation.

(c) Report of the Governor of Maharashtra, dated the 12th November, 2019 to the President, recommending the issue of the Proclamation. Besides Shah, the other Ministers who will lay papers on the Table in the Upper House are Dharmendra Pradhan, Ministry of Petroleum andA Natural Gas; Hardeep Singh Puri for Ministry of Housing and UrbanA Affairs; G. Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai -- both for Ministry of Home Affairs.

There is also a list of questions listed in the house to be answered during the day besides Bills for consideration and passing include The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019. Minister of Health Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said: "That the Bill to constitute National Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Boards and appointment of appropriate authorities for regulation of the practice and process of surrogacy, as passed by Lok Sabha. It will be taken into consideration and sought to be passed.

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot will move The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 that is formulated to provide for protection of rights of transgender persons and their welfare. It has been passed by Lok Sabha, and the Upper House will take it into consideration and move to pass the Bill.

Lok Sabha

One of the key issues to feature in Wednesday's list of business in the Lok Sabha is a statement regarding the status of implementation of the recommendations/observations contained in the 50 Report of the Standing Committee besides matters related to ponzi scheme that has seen lakhs of people lose their hard earned money.

Minister of State Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao will be speaking on the report on Information Technology on Progress of implementation of BharatNet -- pertaining to the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications.

The legislative business will include The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing and The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill 2019 seeking amendment to the the National Institute of Design Act, 2014, which has been passed by the Rajya Sabha, and would be taken up for consideration. (IANS)

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