Winter Session of Parliament begins: Narendra Modi addresses media ahead of proceedings; Shiv Sena, PDP MPs hold protests [Photos]

Winter session of Parliament started on Monday and will end on 13 December

FP Staff November 18, 2019 17:05:48 IST
The Winter Session of the Parliament started on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the media before the session started. "This is the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha. During this session on 26 November, there is Constitution Day, when our Constitution completes 70 years. The Constitution inculcates the unity, integrity, diversity and beauty of the country and is a driving force for the country," he said. PTI
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The Winter Session of the Parliament started on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the media before the session started. "This is the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha. During this session on 26 November, there is Constitution Day, when our Constitution completes 70 years. The Constitution inculcates the unity, integrity, diversity and beauty of the country and is a driving force for the country," he said. PTI
Several MPs on Monday made a statement against pollution in the national capital. Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi displayed a placard to protest against government inaction on growing pollution. The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the "poor" category for the second consecutive day. PTI
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Several MPs on Monday made a statement against pollution in the national capital. Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi displayed a placard to protest against government inaction on growing pollution. The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the "poor" category for the second consecutive day. PTI
BJP MP Hans Raj Hans rides a bicycle as MPs Ravi Kishan and Manoj Tiwari look on. PTI
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BJP MP Hans Raj Hans rides a bicycle as MPs Ravi Kishan and Manoj Tiwari look on. PTI
The first day of Parliament’s Winter Session also saw protests from some Opposition parties. Shiv Sena leaders Sanjay Raut, Arvind Sawant and others hold a protest near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue, demanding the government to declare unseasonal rains in Maharashtra as natural calamity. PTI
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The first day of Parliament’s Winter Session also saw protests from some Opposition parties. Shiv Sena leaders Sanjay Raut, Arvind Sawant and others hold a protest near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue, demanding the government to declare unseasonal rains in Maharashtra as natural calamity. PTI
PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir, Fayaz Ahmad Mir and Nazir Ahmad Laway also protested on the first day, ahead of the Parliament’s Winter Session. Holding placards against the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370, the two MPs urged the government to "respect" the special status of the region. "Bring back normalcy in Kashmir. UT status not acceptable," one of the placards read while another said, "detentions are no solution". PTI
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PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir, Fayaz Ahmad Mir and Nazir Ahmad Laway also protested on the first day, ahead of the Parliament’s Winter Session. Holding placards against the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370, the two MPs urged the government to "respect" the special status of the region. "Bring back normalcy in Kashmir. UT status not acceptable," one of the placards read while another said, "detentions are no solution". PTI