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'Hindustan ka sher aaya' slogan greets Modi in Rajya Sabha

IANS  |  New Delhi 

As Prime Minister Modi entered the on Thursday, the first time since the assembly polls results, the MPs shouted the slogan "Hindustan ka sher aaya" (The lion of has come).

As soon as Modi entered the house around 12.10 p.m. during Question Hour, Congress members taunted him saying "Dekho, dekho kaun aaya" (Look, who has come).

To this, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, all of them on their feet on seeing Modi, shouted back, "Hindustan ka sher aayaa".

The slogans were repeated a few times before Chairman Hamid Ansari asked the members not to make a din.

On Wednesday, Modi was given a grand welcome by the members in the with slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" and "Modi Modi".

They had welcomed him by thumping their desks for a good two minutes. Some of them shouted "Jai Shri Ram", while a few chanted "Modi Modi" over the BJP's wins in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

The opposition had been demanding Prime Minister Modi's presence in the house during the Winter Session to give a statement on demonetisation, but Modi mostly kept off both houses despite being in the Parliament premises.

Modi sat in the upper house for around 15 minutes.



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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 19:40 IST