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Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin from today

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Monsoon session of the is to begin from today.

The Opposition is likely to raise the issue of China, and Darjeeling unrest, impact of Goods and Service (GST) and other issues.

Apart from this the Centre will also introduce 16 new bills in both the houses of the for consideration and passing.

Ahead of the Monsoon Session, Prime Minister Modi yesterday, while addressing the floor of leaders of parties of the and at the capital, said that for preserving the institution of Democracy in India, it is important that all political parties support the to conduct business in both Houses of the without disruption and constructive discussion takes place on issues of importance.

Prime Minister Modi further urged all parties to extend their support to the in fighting corruption and the issue of communal violence in the name of cow protection.

The Prime Minister also called on all the parties to support the war against corruption, which has been initiated by the

The Prime Minister also mentioned that the highest level of dignity has been maintained in the whole process of Presidential Election till now and no situation of any bitterness surfaced among the political parties.

"All parties should be commended for that and each party must ensure that all MPs and MLAs participate in the President's election and no vote is wasted," he said.

The Prime Minister also urged all leaders to achieve consensus on celebrating the 75th anniversary of Quit Movement on August 9 in both Houses of Parliament.

Meanwhile, leaders of the Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government met in the evening to chalk out their strategy to counter the Opposition in Parliament.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan also called a meeting of leaders of political parties at the Parliament later in the evening to ensure a smooth transaction of business in the House.

The Monsoon Session of Parliament will continue till August 11.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 08:22 IST