#Monsoon Session : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Calls For Dialogue With An Open Mind

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament ahead of the monsoon session while addressing the media said : “This period is very important. It is the period of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. There is a special significance of 15th August and coming 25 years, when nation will celebrate 100 years of independence. It would be the time to make a resolution to decide our journey and the new heights we scale.

“There should be a dialogue in the Parliament with an open mind, if necessary, there should be a debate. I urge all MPs to contemplate deeply and discuss.

“This Session is also important because elections for the office of President & Vice President are taking place right now. Voting (for the Presidential election) is taking place today. During this period, the new President and Vice President will begin guiding the nation,” the PM said.

It may be recalled that the Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today and runs till August 12 with the election for the 15th President of India. During the session, the Centre is likely to announce 24 Bills including the Press Registration Periodicals Bill, 2022.

While the Opposition has listed 16 issues that include; Federalism coming under strain; the Agnipath scheme; rising prices and uncontrolled inflation for discussion during the monsoon session. National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu and joint opposition nominee Yashwant Sinha are the two contesting candidates for election to the Office of the President.

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