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'Unhappy' Modi asks BJP MPs to ensure presence in Parliament

Modi said wryly that he can do a lot of things but cannot be present in the Houses on their behalf

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed unhappiness over lack of quorum often causing delay in Parliament's functioning and asked Bharatiya Janata Party members to ensure their presence, saying he can call any of them any time. He told them at a BJP Parliamentary Party meeting that attending Parliament is their basic responsibility and added wryly that he can do a lot of things but cannot be present in the Houses on their behalf. Modi ticked off parliamentarians after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar spoke about incidents of lack of quorum in both ...

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 12:43 IST
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