Delhi: The monsoon session of the parliament will start on September 14 and conclude on October 1 and will be held by observing precautions related to COVID-19. The cabinet committee on Parliament Affairs chaired by Defene Minister Rajnathsingh announced the dates on Tuesday. During the 18 day session, holidays or weekly offs are not allowed. “ No leaves during the entire session” will be taken during the entire session” will be taken at the all-party meeting. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will have 18 sittings each. The opposition parties are ready for 18 sittings but they want the session to be extended by a week so that there are weekly offs. Less than 30 media passes will be issued for covering the Lok Sabha proceedings while around 20 passes will be issued for covering Rajya Sabha proceedings. The session was delayed due to covid-19 pandemic.