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Running parliament smoothly a collective responsibility: Modi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Feb 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, February 22: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Sunday said it was the collective responsibility of all parties to run parliament smoothly to help the common man meet his aspiration. Modi, who addressed an all-party meeting ahead of the budget session, assured opposition parties that the issues raised by them will be given due importance. He stressed the importance of the session saying that the people look at it with a lot of hope and expectations. “It is the collective responsibility of all parties and leaders to eble the people fulfil their hopes and aspirations through proper functioning of both the houses of parliament,” a parliamentary affairs ministry release quoted Modi as saying. The prime minister also assured the leaders of all political parties that the issues and concerns raised by them will be discussed in an appropriate manner keeping in view their importance and priority. During the all-party meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah idu gave details of the 44-item agenda of the government for the budget session including fincial, legislative and non-legislative business. He said that out of the six ordinces to be converted into Acts of Parliament by April 5, 2015, there was a broad consensus on five of them relating to citizenship for overseas Indians, introduction of e-rickshaws, allocation of coal blocks and non-coal mines through open bidding, among others. (IANS)

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