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First session of 17th Lok Sabha likely to start June 6 after Prez address

President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament on June 6, the first day of the session

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Last winter session of Parliament before polls has a stormy past

The 17th Lok Sabha's first session is likely to start from June 6 and go on till June 15, sources have said.

The dates of the first Parliament session are expected to be finalised during the first meeting of the new Cabinet on May 31, a day after Narendra Modi takes oath as of the country for a second term, they said.

will address the joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament on June 6, the first day of the session. A of the is also likely to be appointed the same day.

The will administer the oath of office to all the newly elected MPs before the speaker's election expected on June 10, the sources said.

Following the appointment of the speaker, both houses will take up the motion of thanks on which Modi will give his reply.

The will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Modi and other members of the of ministers during a ceremony at the on Thursday at 7 pm, an official communique said.

Modi is the who has been elected for a second time after completion of his five-year tenure, a feat so far achieved only by three leaders -- Jawaharlal Nehru, and

First Published: Mon, May 27 2019. 13:05 IST
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