PM Modi to address Parliament today; BJP issues whip to all its MPs

The three-line whip instructs all MPs be present in the Lower House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi replies to the Motion of No-Confidence in the Lok Sabha | PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's Address in Lok Sabha on Monday. In view of this, the BJP has issued a a three-line whip to all its MPs in Lok Sabha to be present in the Lower House. 

The Congress has taken a jab at the Prime Minister, stating that "he would keep praising himself" in the speech. "In a vote of thanks opposition leader speaks first and then the PM replies to it. It will be an electoral speech and I do not expect anything from the PM. They will defame Congress, and will not speak anything on Manipur, China and rising unemployment. He will keep praising himself," Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told ANI. 

On the fourth day of the ongoing Budget Session, the List of Business in the House for the day includes the minutes of the twelfth sitting of the Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House held on December 14, 2023.

MPs PP Chaudhary and NK Premachandran will present the 28th report of the Committee on External Affairs (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) on the subject 'Countering Global Terrorism at Regional and International Levels'.

BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar will make a statement regarding the status of implementation of the recommendations contained in the 49th Report of the Standing Committee on Labour, Textiles and Skill Development on 'Functioning of Directorate General of Training' pertaining to the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lay in the Rajya Sabha today -Statements (in English and Hindi) of the estimated receipts and expenditure  (2024-25) of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (with Legislature) and Statement under Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2006 (in English and Hindi).

Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav will introduce the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 Bill in the Rajya Sabha today to amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.


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