Discussion on swine flu to be taken up in Parliament today
A discussion on the swine flu, incidence of which has raised concerns in the country, will be taken up in Parliament on Thursday.india Updated: Jul 02, 2009 10:17 IST
A discussion on the swine flu, incidence of which has raised concerns in the country, will be taken up in Parliament on Thursday.
Congress member Paban Singh Ghatowar has given notice for a discussion in the Lok Sabha on the situation arising out of the rapid spread of the swine flu.
A calling attention on the issue is scheduled in the Rajya Sabha, sources said.
A total of 113 swine flu cases have been reported in the country so far.
A short duration discussion on the ragging incidents in the country is also scheduled in the Upper House tomorrow, they said.
The discussion on the ragging incidents comes close on the heels of President Pratibha Patil expressing concern over recent incidents of ragging in some colleges and asking Governors to help "wipe out" the "unseemly blot" on the educational sector.