29 private member bills introduced in LS

29 private member bills introduced in LS

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As many as 29 private member bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday including one seeking steps to check 'fake news'.

Tej Pratap Singh Yadav (SP) tabled the private member bill which sought measures against creation and distribution of fake news in media.

Udit Raj (BJP) also introduced a bill for stringent punishment to curb atrocities against children and women, rehabilitation measures for such victims and the constitution of special courts to try these cases.

Gaurav Gogoi(INC) introduced a bill seeking setting up of a Commission for Immigration Reforms to check illegal immigration and regulate immigration and related issues in the country.

These bills will lapse with the dissolution of the present Lok Sabha on June 3. This is the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha and would conclude on February 13.