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Joint Parliamentary Committee on PDP Bill adopts its draft report

The meeting is being held a week before the winter session of the parliament is set to commence.

The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill has adopted its draft report and will be tabled in the Parliament in the Winter Session, confirmed Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh, Lok Sabha MP Manish Tewari. Earlier in the day, Ramesh and other Committee members sat down for a meeting to consider and adopt the draft report prepared, according to the Lok Sabha website. The two meetings were scheduled from 11 am to 1 pm, and the second from 2 pm onwards. Ramesh in a tweet said, "Finally, it is done. The Joint Committee of Parliament has adopted its report on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. There are dissent notes, but that is in the best spirit of parliamentary democracy. Sadly, such examples are few and far between under the Modi regime." https://twitter.com/ManishTewari/status/1462701622979530757 https://twitter.com/Jairam_Ramesh/status/1462657040627634177 The committee has been…

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