Parliament Winter Session: The session began on November 29, and was scheduled to conclude on December 23.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 08:59 AM IST
The ongoing winter session of Parliament, which commenced on November 29, entered day 18 on Wednesday, and is likely to conclude today, a day before its scheduled conclusion on December 23.
On Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha passed, through a voice vote and amid opposition protests, the bill to link Aadhaar with voter ID, a day after the reform was approved in the Lok Sabha.
The Lower House, on the other hand, witnessed a heated discussion on the bill which aims to raise the minimum marriageable age, from the current 18 to 21, for women. The legislation, which was introduced on Monday, was then sent to a parliamentary committee for scrutiny.
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