Bills on Right to Refuse, Non-Vegetarian Food, Cow Population in Lok Sabh
Some private members’ bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Some of them were, employees should be able to switch off once they leave their offices or during holidays; no non-vegetarian food should be served at government events, and there should an authority to stabilise the population of cows.
Supriya Sule, member of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) introduced a bill for Employees’ Welfare Authority which will guarantee every employee the right to refuse work-related calls and emails beyond office hours and on holidays.
BJP’s Parvesh Sahib Singh said non-vegetarian food should not be served at official government meetings and functions under the ‘prohibition on serving non-vegetarian food bill, 2018’ one of the 85 bills introduced.
Another came from BJP’s Nishikant Dubey who introduced a bill for the formation of a body to ensure stabilisation of population of cows. Sanjeev Balyan, Dubey’s party colleague moved a bill for implementation of the two-child norm to improve the standard of living of citizens and control the population of the country.