Monsoon Session Of Parliament Day 20: Highlights

Today is the last day of the Monsoon session of Parliament. The ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains (Amendment) bill, 2017 is to be considered for passing, and any item of government business entered in the revised list of business for yesterday and not concluded will also be discussed.

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Monsoon Session Of Parliament Day 20: Highlights

Today is day 20 and the final day of the Monsoon session of Parliament

Today is the last day of the Monsoon session of Parliament. The ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains (Amendment) bill, 2017 is to be considered for passing, and any item of government business entered in the revised list of business for yesterday and not concluded will also be discussed.

Yesterday, outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari bid farewell to the Rajya Sabha, which he chaired for 10 years. You can find out the details of day 19 here.
 

Here are the highlights of the twentieth day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament:


Aug 11, 2017
13:38 (IST)
Rajya Sabha for the Monsoon session of Parliament adjourned sine die.
Aug 11, 2017
13:26 (IST)
M Venkaiah Naidu, India's new Vice President and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha gave his welcome address. He spoke about how all parties must debate and discuss, but must ultimately work toward the same goal.

Quoting former president Pranab Mukherjee, he said "The House is for debate and discussion. Forget disruption."
Aug 11, 2017
12:24 (IST)
Lok Sabha for the Monsoon session of Parliament is adjourned sine die.
Aug 11, 2017
11:36 (IST)
Other leaders join in on congratulating Mr Naidu on his induction.
Aug 11, 2017
11:23 (IST)
"Your journey and rise to this prestigious post shows us all the strength of democracy" Mr Azad said.
Aug 11, 2017
11:23 (IST)
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, welcomes Venkaiah Naidu, commending his great amount of experience in Parliament.

We welcome you with good wishes. You have been a man from the grassroots and seen the life of a farmer. And from there your journey has been a remarkable one. You have risen not only within your party, but also otherwise. You are now the Vice President of the country and we all look up to you for proper guidance." he said.
Aug 11, 2017
11:15 (IST)
The Prime Minister finishes his welcome speech with a couplet.
Aug 11, 2017
11:15 (IST)
"He has done a lot for the development of villages. Venkaiah ji has a large heart and knows that plight of farmers. He is a farmers son. He deals with farmers with a lot of sensitivity" PM Modi added, speaking about Mr Naidu's background.
Aug 11, 2017
11:14 (IST)
"Venkaiah Naidu is the first Vice President who is born after independence and represents a young and new India, which has rising aspirations." PM Modi said, welcoming Mr Naidu to his new role.






Aug 11, 2017
11:11 (IST)
"It is for the first time ever that all the topmost posts of the country are occupied by people of poor and humble backgrounds. It means a lot. It shows that democracy has flourished and everyone in the country is represented." PM Modi said.
Aug 11, 2017
11:09 (IST)
It has been my privilege to work with Venkaiah ji" PM Modi said.

"He has an eye for detail and would look into the minutest things from the rural sector to the urban one." he added.
Aug 11, 2017
11:06 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates M Venkaiah Naidu on being inducted as the new Vice-President.

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