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Modi govt’s last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

The Parliament approved Modi Government’s sixth and final Budget that gave Income Tax rebate to those earning up to Rs 5 lakh, an annual cash dole of Rs 6,000 to small farmers and pension for unorganised sector workers.

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

As the final session of the 16th Lok Sabha wound up on Wednesday, speaker Sumitra Mahajan took stock of the work done during the session and said, "We should also think how much was in the service of the people who gave us the mandate to work for them." PM Modi also appreciated the role of Mahajan in ensuring smooth conduct of the Parliament. (Express photo: Anil Sharma)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

PM Modi in his valedictory speech before the general elections, pointed out that the 16th Lok Sabha had good productivity. He also took a dig at Rahul Gandhi saying “there were no earthquakes in the last five years.” This was in response to Rahul's statement last year that “there would be an earthquake if he were allowed to speak.” (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

The last day of the session also saw TMC being attacked from Congress’s Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and CPI(M) member Mohammad Salim. Few hours after the last day of the Budget session, leaders of Congress (Rahul Gandhi), TMC (Mamata Banerjee), TDP (N Chandrababu Naidu), NCP (Sharad Pawar), AAP (Arvind Kejriwal) and National Conference (Farooq Abdullah) met at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s house to discuss pre-poll tie-up and a common agenda before the general elections. (Express photo: Anil Sharma)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on last day of Parliament Budget session gave a shocker to many opposition leaders with his statement that he wished to see Narendra Modi back as prime minister. The remarks by Yadav were greeted by cheers from the treasury benches with the PM acknowledging Yadav’s “blessings” with folded hands. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh lead protests against the Rafale deal outside Parliament on Wednesday. (Express photo: Anil Sharma)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

Congress president Rahul Gandhi joined protest against the Centre by raising slogans outside Parliament. He was seen holding a paper plane with images of PM Modi and Anil Ambani. Rejecting the CAG report on Rafale deal that was tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi in his press conference said it does not mention the dissent note by negotiators and added he doesn’t think its worth the paper its written on. (Express photo: Anil Sharma)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

NCP MP Supriya Sule with ministers Anupriya Patel and Harsimrat Kaur at the Parliament complex. (Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Modi govt's last day in Parliament: Hugs, digs, protests, little business

Not just the Congress, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) staged protests outside Parliament Wednesday morning. The TDP has been urging the Centre to grant Andhra Pradesh special status. (Express photo: Anil Sharma)