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'Jai Shri Ram' slogans greet Modi in Lok Sabha

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi was given a grand welcome by members in the on Wednesday amid slogans of "Jai Shri Ram" and "Modi Modi".

Soon after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan mourned the death of former member B.V.N. Reddy and Question Hour began, Modi walked into the house along with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar and BJP's Chief Whip Rakesh Singh.

Bharatiya Janata Party members welcomed him by thumping of desks for a good two minutes. Some of them shouted "Jai Shri Ram" while a few chanted "Modi Modi" in tribute to the BJP's wins Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

The Prime Minister stayed in house only for a few minutes.

The and its ally Apana Dal won a whopping 321 seats in Uttar Pradesh and 57 seats in Uttarakhand. The party also formed governments in Goa and Manipur.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 13:32 IST
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