Two anti-terror bills passed in Lok Sabha

December 17th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wedensday evening unanimousy passed two anti-terrorism bills that will help the government overhaul the security scenario in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attacks.The lower house of parliament passed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Bill and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment (UAPA) Bill, with a voice vote after minor amendments.

The government moved the two bills Tuesday. They will now be presented in the Rajya Sabha Thursday.

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