"It is also pertinent to mention that winter session is preceded by the longest inter session breaks after the monsoon session vis-a-vis all other session breaks".
"We expect that we will have attendance on all 14 days, including the New Year's day", he said.
The opposition had earlier alleged that the government was delaying the session on objective to avoid a debate on "scams", including the Rafale deal, during the Gujarat polls.
Replying to questions, Kumar said the issues of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) and triple talaq are two very important issues.
Besides the regular bills, three bills to replace Ordinances - Goods & Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017 (promulgated on 02.09.17), Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 and Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 - will also be brought up for consideration and passage in the House.
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