Congress deputy leader Anand Sharma had given a notice for suspension of business and discussion over the PM’s remarks.
Though the Bill would not become law until the government decides to move an official Bill, the gesture was touching and instantly became a talking point.
NDA's Land Bill: Farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide bad omen; opposition may move adjournment motion today
The issue was discussed in the Union Cabinet on Wednesday evening and Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to make a statement in both the Houses.
During the weekly parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Modi made a special mention of how Singh had done a good job in hitting back at Gandhi.
The fresh ordinance, which is the 11th by the Modi govt, incorporates nine amendments that were part of the bill passed in Lok Sabha last month.
Assam is another state where majority of the electorate is dependent on land and the issue can cost BJP dear in 2016 polls.
Committee has deferred decision on the grounds that there is no conclusive proof that products like bidis, tendu leaves and cigarettes cause cancer.
BJP plans to take on the formidable OBC-Muslim consolidation by JD(U)-RJD in the forthcoming Bihar assembly elections by aggressively wooing the Dalits and Mahadalits.
After much deliberation on the future course of action on the controversial Land Bill by PM Modi and his cabinet colleagues, the CCPA met on Friday.
The Cabinet meeting on March 20 soon after Parliament went into a recess did not take a final call on the issue, sources said.
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