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BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi appointed chair of Joint Committee for Personal Data Protection Bill

You're reading it here first. Update, December 13: Meenakshi Lekhi from the BJP has been appointed chairperson of the Joint Committee that will examine the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.  IT Minister RS Prasad will today move a motion in the Rajya Sabha to refer the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 to a proposed Joint Committee, which the Lok Sabha voted in favour of yesterday. The 10 Rajya Sabha members on the Joint Committee are: Bhupendra Yadav - BJP Suresh Prabhu - BJP Rajeev Chandrasekhar - BJP Ashwini Vaishnaw - BJP Jairam Ramesh - Congress Vivek K. Tankha - Congress Derek O'Brien - Trinamool Congress A. Navaneethakrishnan - AIADMK Ram Gopal Yadav - TRS Amar Patnaik - BJD A supplementary List of Business for the Lok Sabha for December 11 shows the composition of the RS Prasad's proposed Joint Parliamentary Committee to review the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. The proposed committee has 20 members from Lok Sabha: 1. Meenakshi Lekhi - Bhartiya Janata Party 2. P.P. Chaudhary - Bhartiya Janata Party 3. S. S. Ahluwalia - Bharatiya Janata Party 4. Tejasvi Surya - Bharatiya Janata Party 5. Ajay Bhatt - Bharatiya Janata Party 6. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore - Bharatiya Janata Party 7. Sanjay Jaiswal - Bharatiya Janata Party 8. Kiritbhai Solanki - Bharatiya Janata Party 9. Arvind Dharmapuri - Bharatiya Janata Party 10. Dr. Heena Gavit - Bharatiya Janata Party 11. Uday Pratap Singh - Bharatiya Janata Party 12. Rajiv Ranjan Singh - Janata Dal (United) 13. Gaurav Gogoi…

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