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Today in pics: Narendra Modi’s first speech in Lok Sabha

In his first speech in the Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi talked about his “dreams” of ensuring the country's progress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government would focus on uplift of the poor while working for development of all sections, including Muslims, and promised to take along every political party and state to make the country prosperous and powerful. (Source: PTI/ TV GRAB)

In his first speech in the Lok Sabha, he talked about his “dreams” of ensuring the country's progress and converting the image from “scam India” to "skills India" through "cooperative federalism". (Source: PTI/ TV GRAB)

Narendra Modi specifically mentioned his ideas about improving the agriculture and infrastructure sectors and for which best practices of any state would be adopted. (Source: PTI/ TV GRAB)

Waterlogged street after heavy rains in Agartala on Wednesday. (Source: PTI)

People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in Agartala on Wednesday. (Source: PTI)

Congress President Sonia Gandhi during the discussion on President's address in Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Source: PTI/ TV GRAB)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Motilal Vora arrive for a meeting with All India Mahila Congress leaders during the National Council meet at AICC office in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and National President of Mahila Congress Shobha Ojha arrive for a meeting of All India Mahila Congress leaders during the National Council meet at AICC office in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri)

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan interacts with a patient during a visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Source: PTI)

As part of the sanitation drive launched by his ministry, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday visited Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital to review the hygiene conditions in the hospital. (Source: PTI)

Harsh Vardhan spent over an hour in the hospital during which he visited the emergency and cardiology department besides the Burns and Plastic Surgery unit. (Source: PTI)

The wreckage of a tanker that fell off the Mumbra bypass on a slum in Thane, Mumbai on Wednesday morning. (Source: PTI)

People salvage a shanty after a tanker fell off the Mumbra bypass on the slum houses in Thane, Mumbai on Wednesday morning. (Source: PTI)

Nita Ambani, Founder & Chairperson, Reliance Foundation with kids at the opening of a Foundation's school at Koparkhairane, Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. (Source: Express photo by Narendra Vaskar)