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Lok Sabha session HIGHLIGHTS: Vande Mataram, Bharat Mata ki Jai slogans raised as Owaisi takes oath

Parliament LIVE UPDATES: The Lok Sabha will have a total of 30 sittings and the Rajya Sabha 27 sittings till July 26. Protem Speaker Virender Kumar administered the oath of office to 222 Lok Sabha MPs today.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 18, 2019 7:27:19 pm
lok sabha, 17th Lok Sabha, 17th Lok Sabha live updates, lok sabha news, narendra modi, Modi government Lok Sabha, BJP lok sabha, narendra modi, Virender Kumar, rajya sabha, indian express Lok Sabha session HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media as he arrives for the first session of 17th Lok Sabha, at Parliament. (Express Photo by NEERAJ PRIYADARSHI)

Parliament LIVE UPDATES: BJP leader Om Birla is likely to be the NDA candidate for the post of Speaker of Lok Sabha for which 10 parties have extended their support, ANI reported. The election on the post is to be held on Wednesday. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, 222 newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) will take the Oath of House on the second day of the 17th Lok Sabha. On Monday, 313 MPs were administered the oath by pro-tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers.

The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha commenced Monday with jubilant BJP members raising ‘Ja Shri Ram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans as members were sworn in. After skipping the morning session, Congress president Rahul Gandhi finally took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha in the afternoon. Meanwhile, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is chairing a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Strategy Group at her residence in New Delhi.

Ahead of the session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of the opposition in a democracy and said it need not bother about numbers while urging them to speak actively and participate in the House proceedings.

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The second day of Lok Sabha session is underway in Parliament. Follow HIGHLIGHTS here.

17:17 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Lok Sabha adjourned for Tuesday

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day.

16:52 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Members raise slogans during oath-taking

Many newly-elected members o Tuesday raised slogans after concluding their oath in Lo Sabha, with some even engaging in raillery and heate exchanges, ignoring the Chair's direction to desist from it The presiding officer directed that no slogans will go o record While many BJP MPs ended their oath with chants o 'Bharat mata ki jai' and Jai Shri Ram, Samajwadi Party MP from Sambhal Shafiqur Rahman Barq objected to Vande Mataram slogan drawing protests from members of treasury benches who demanded an apology from him. (PTI)

16:49 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Slogans of 'Mandir vahin banayenge' raised as BJP's winning candidate from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj took oath

Slogans of 'Mandir vahin banayenge' were raised in the Lok Sabha as BJP's winning candidate from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj took oath as a Member of Parliament.

16:47 (IST)18 Jun 2019
AITC MP from Birbhum Satabdi Roy constituency takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha

Trinamool Congress MP from Birbhum Satabdi Roy constituency takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha.

16:30 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Bharat Mata Ki Jai, Vande Mataram slogans were raised as AIMIM MP Owaisi came to take his oath

Slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai and Vande Mataram were raised in the Lok Sabha as AIMIM MP from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi came to take his oath.

16:28 (IST)18 Jun 2019
BJP MP from Mathura took oath as member of Parliament

BJP MP from Mathura took oath as a member of Parliament. She has been re-elected from the constituency from where she fought and won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections too. 

15:53 (IST)18 Jun 2019
MPs from Uttar Pradesh take oath as members of Parliament

MPs from Uttar Pradesh including Keshri Devi Patel (Phulpur, BJP), Ramapati Ram Tripathi (Deoria, BJP),  Sangita Azad (Lalganj, BSP), Shyam Yadav Singh (Jaunpur, BSP), Anurag Sharma (Jhansi, BJP), Pushpendra Singh Chandel (Hamirpur, BJP) take oath as members of Parliament.

15:40 (IST)18 Jun 2019
BSP leader Akhilesh Yadav takes oath as member of Parliament

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav takes oath as a member of Parliament. He won from Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections. BSP had tied up with Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party to fight the Parliamentary polls this time.

15:33 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan takes oath as member of Parliament

Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan takes oath as a new member of Parliament. He won as a BJP candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur constituency.

15:24 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Vande Mataram is against Islam: Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq

Slogans of Vande Mataram raised in Lok Sabha after Samajwadi Party's MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq says, "Jahan tak Vande Mataram ka taaluq hai, it is against Islam we cannot follow it"

15:22 (IST)18 Jun 2019
BJP's Maneka Gandhi takes oath as the member of Parliament.

BJP's Maneka Gandhi takes oath as the member of Parliament.

15:22 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Congress Sonia Gandhi takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha

Congress Sonia Gandhi takes oath as the member of 17th Lok Sabha. She won from her bastion Rae Bareli in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections. 

15:10 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Feroze Varun Gandhi takes oath as the member of 17th Lok Sabha

Feroze Varun Gandhi takes oath as the member of 17th Lok Sabha. He won as a BJP candidate from Pilibhit.

14:08 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Mamata not to attend meeting of all party presidents called by PM

West Bengal CM and TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and informed him that she will be unable to attend the meeting of Presidents of all political parties, called by the Prime Minister, scheduled for Wednesday. 

13:59 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Asaduddin Owaisi,on 'Jai Sri Ram' & 'Vande Mataram' slogans being raised while he was taking oath

"It is good that they remember such things when they see me, I hope they will also remember the constitution and deaths of children in Muzaffarpur," says Owaisi.

13:50 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Watch | PM Modi take oath of House in Lok Sabha

The Prime Minister along with his Cabinet took the oath of House. The Oath of Lok Sabha members is different from that of Oath of Office. it does not include the Oath of Secrecy administered to the PM and his Cabinet.

13:41 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan meets PM Modi

Former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan called on Prime Minister Modi to thank him at the end of her tenure. "Thank you for giving time for a courtesy call at the end of the term of Lok Sabha Speaker. It is always pleasant to meet strong leadership. Thank you for giving me the responsibility of the Speaker of the Lo.  My best wishes to you and the new government!"

13:19 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Lok Sabha adjourned

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm. 

13:14 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Mulayam Singh Yadav takes Oath of House

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav took the oath of House in Lok Sabha. Due to his poor health conditions, he could not come to the dais and took the oath from his seat in the House.

12:59 (IST)18 Jun 2019
Asaduddin Owaisi takes oath of House in Lok Sabha

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi took oath as a member of the House amid slogans of Vande Mataram. He won from Hyderabad constituency in Telangana. 

After skipping the morning session of the Parliament, Congress president Rahul Gandhi took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday afternoon. However, the four-time MP appeared to forgot that he had to sign the Parliament register after being sworn-in by Protem Speaker Virender Kumar. BJP MP from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur Monday stoked controversy by using the name of her spiritual guru as a suffix to her own while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha.

Ahead of the session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of an opposition in the democracy and said the opposition need not bother about their numbers and urged them to speak actively and participate in the House proceedings.

On the eve of the first session, PM Modi had chaired an all-party meeting and had invited heads of all parties to a meeting on June 19 to discuss "the one nation, one election" issue. PM Modi has been pushing to revive the concept of simultaneous polls, citing costs and the time spent on a continuous cycle of polls. But it remains to be seen if other parties are receptive to the idea.

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