The Centre has constituted a committee headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind to explore the possibility of 'one nation, one election', reported news agency PTI, citing sources. This comes ahead of the five-day special session of Parliament convened by Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi from September 18-22.
Speculation is rife that the Centre might introduce a Bill on 'one nation, one election', women's reservation, and Uniform Civil Code during the special Parliament session. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said that the Centre is yet to present a draft of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), and asserted that a proper debate on the draft is needed before arriving at a conclusion. "Do we know what rules are going to be changed? Which community will have to sacrifice what," Tharoor asked.