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‘Dekho dekho kaun aaya hai’ Opposition taunts PM Modi, ‘Hindustan Ka Sher Aya hai’ BJP replies

Prime Minister hardly stayed for 15 minutes in Lok Sabha as he listened to the queries from the members on vacancies in Kendriya Vidyalayas and cases of manual scavenging. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday greeted with taunts and slogans as he made his first entry into Rajya Sabha after the triumphing victory in 4 state assembly elections. PM entered Rajya Sabha during the Question Hour, he was greeted with taunts from the Opposition benches: “Dekho Dekho Kaun aaya hai,(Look who has come, the lion of India has arrived),” the opposition members jeered in unison. However, this didn’t go well with members of Bharatiya Janata Party, who responded: “Hindustan ka sher aaya hai (the lion of India has arrived).”

The Prime Minister hardly stayed for 15 minutes in Lok Sabha as he listened to the queries from the members on vacancies in Kendriya Vidyalayas and cases of manual scavenging. The question relating to the Prime Minister and his office are scheduled to be raised in the Rajya Sabha every Thursday.

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Later, the Rajya Sabha saw heated exchanges between the members of NDA and Congress members as latter raised the issue of alleged involvement of a BJP leader in the Jalpaiguri child trafficking case. The Rajani Patil of Congress raised the issue of child trafficking at Jalpaiguri in which BJP West Bengal women’s wing leader has been arrested. Deputy Chairman P J Kurien asked her not to take any name.

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The BJP, getting a historic mandate in Uttar Pradesh state assembly polls this year, won 325 seats on 11th March. While Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance finished as distant second with 54 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party-lead by Mayawati was decimated at 19 seats. BJP has also formed the government in Manipur and Goa.