Senior leaders of BJP-led NDA hold meeting for upcoming parliament session

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) Senior leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Tuesday held a meeting to discuss strategy for the upcoming Parliament session and the election of Lok Sabha Speaker and Deputy speaker.

The meeting was held at Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence in New Delhi.

The election for the Lok Sabha Speaker’s post will be held on June 26, two days after the first session of the Parliament begins.

Rajnath Singh has been given the responsibility to build a consensus for the election of the Speaker’s post among alliance parties as well as opposition parties.

Union Minister Manohar Lal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Kiren Rijiju, Dr S Jaishankar and Chirag Paswan attended the meeting.

The parliament session will start from June 24.

During the session, oath and affirmation of newly elected members and election of Lok Sabha Speaker will take place.

President Droupadi Murmu’s address to the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha and discussion on her address will also be held in the session.

The session of Rajya Sabha will commence on the June 27. The Parliament session will conclude on the July 3.

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