Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s address in the Lok Sabha. The Prime Minister hit out at the Congress for questioning Rafale deal. He also hit out at the grand old party for questioning the autonomy of institutions such as RBI, CBI and Judiciary. He said that it was the Congress that undermined these institutions and imposed emergency on the country.
The Lok Sabha today took up the motion of thanks on the Presidential address to the joint session of Parliament on the first day of the Budget Session.
President Ram Nath Kovind had addressed the joint session of the Parliament on January 31. He had heaped praise on the Modi government for its work done in over the last four years. Speaking on the floor of the house, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said that the Presidential address resonated the words of the Prime Minister.
Earlier in the day, the opposition leaders attacked the government over issues ranging from institutions autonomy to farmers’ issue. Asaduddin Owaisi raised foreign policy issues.