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Parliament should discuss eco issues: Modi

New Delhi, Jan 31 (GCCurrentAffairs) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Parliament should discuss economic issues in a great deal in the Budget Session.
Speaking before entering Parliament for the start of the Budget Session this morning, Mr Modi said, ‘This is the first session of 2020. This is also the first Parliament session of this decade. All of us should strive towards ensuring a bright future for the decade, and give it a solid foundation. This session will be focussed mainly on economic issues. I want that in both houses there are good debates on these issues.”
“We have focused on empowerment of women and the downtrodden. We will continue with that in this decade too,” he added
President Ram Nath Kovind commenced the proceedings of the session by addressing the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament.
The President is delivering a speech in the Central Hall of Parliament. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will also chair a meeting of floor leaders of Rajya Sabha at his residence today.
The first phase of the session will conclude on February 11, while the second part of the session will begin from March 2 and conclude on April 3.
Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, meanwhile, led a protest of party leaders in Parliament on Friday against the Citizenship (Amendmen) Act or CAA, National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) ahead of the Budget Session.
Party leaders held placards of ‘Save India’, ‘No to CAA, NRC’ and shouted slogans.

Via UNI-India

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