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PM appears in Rajya Sabha, first time after assembly polls

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi today came to the during the for about 15 minutes, his first appearance in the House since the assembly poll were declared.

As soon as the Prime Minister stepped into the Upper House at 1210 hours, members of the Treasury bench rose. Questions relating to the Prime Minister and his office are slated to be raised in the House every Thursday.

However, a few members taunted him saying "dekho, dekho kaun aaya hai (look who has come)", to which some members responded saying "Hindustan ka sher aaya hai (the lion of has arrived)."

Modi sat through the for 15 minutes and listened to queries raised by members on vacancies in Kendriya Vidyalayas and cases of manual scavenging.

He left the House at 1225 hours.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 15:32 IST