SS Ahluwalia was on 18 May 2015 appointed as the chairman of Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) (Amendment) Bill, 2015.
The committee has 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 members from the Rajya Sabha.
The formation of the panel became necessary in the backdrop of disagreement among the political parties on the provisions of the bill which was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 11 May 2015.
The committee will submit its report by the first week of the 2015 monsoon session.
SS Ahluwalia is a BJP Lok Sabha member representing Darjeeling constituency in West Bengal.
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Who: SS Ahluwalia
When: 18 May 2015