September 14, 2020 11:02:38 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday exuded confidence that Parliament will unitedly give a message that the nation is standing behind the troopers guarding India’s borders.
Modi, in his remarks to the media earlier than the graduation of the monsoon session of the Parliament, referred to the continued border row with China in Ladakh and stated that Indian troopers are discharging their duties whereas standing guard in tough hilly terrains with snowfall anticipated within the coming days and weeks.
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The Prime Minister expressed confidence that many vital selections and debates will occur in Parliament and MP’s will do “worth addition” to discussions.
On the Covid-19 pandemic, he stated that MPs have chosen the trail of their responsibility and added that each one precautions shall be taken. “There could be no “dhilai” (laxity) until a vaccine is discovered for the virus, he added.
Lok Sabha was adjourned for an hour on Monday after paying tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee, a sitting MP and 13 ex-parliamentarians who died within the latest previous.
The first-of-its-kind Monsoon session being held amid the COVID-19 pandemic noticed members sporting masks and following social distancing pointers whereas attending the proceedings.
As quickly because the House assembled for the primary time for the reason that coronavirus outbreak, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid glowing tributes to the departed leaders and safety personnel who’ve laid down their lives whereas defending the nation since March.
Birla additionally remembered “Corona warriors” like medical doctors, nurses, sanitation employees, police personnel and voluntary employees who died whereas combating the pandemic.
Apart from Mukherjee, the House paid tributes to sitting MP from Tamil Nadu H Vasanthakumar, eminent vocalist Pandit Jasraj, former MPs Gurdas Singh Badal, Nepal Singh, Ajit Jogi, P Namgyal, Paras Nath Yadav, Madhav Rao Patil, Haribhau Madhav Jawale, Saroj Dubey, Lalji Tandon, Kamal Rani, Chetan Chauhan, Surendra Prakash Goel and Raghuvansh Prasad Singh.
with PTI inputs
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