The issue of Reservation has long plague the country and its lawmakers. Right from the Jat stir in Haryana, to the Patidar movement in Gujarat, somehow the question of reservation has found fixed place in the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The country can no longer afford to grant reservation to the growing population on the basis of parameters enshrined in the constitution that was drafted almost 7 decades ago. The parliamentarians need to forget their ideological differences and vote-bank politics in this hour, and make decisions not as politicians but as citizens of India. Reservation policy of India is an issue that needs to be solved once and for all in the Joint Session at Pathways Model United Nations Conference 2016. It is upon the esteemed Ministers of Parliament to decide upon the country’s immediate and distant future as their actions today will decide how they will be remembered by posterity.
Friday, July 8th 2016 at 6:18PM | Executive Board
In India, the President may summon a joint session for the purpose of passing a bill that may have been rejected in the past or to discuss a pressing matter that requires the consensus of both houses. The bill is passed by a simple majority of a joint sitting. It may be noted that the join session between the two houses usually occurs in a case where more than six months lapse when any house has rejected a specific bill. In this case a simple majority is required during the join session for the bill to be passed.