Monsoon session of Parliament started today with unprecedented security arrangements in view of Corona infection. The session will be for a total of 18 days, which will run continuously till October 1 without any holiday. The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for an hour after paying tribute to former President Pranab Mukherjee and the departed members, which has resumed. Today, the Rajya Sabha session will be from 3 pm to 7 pm, with the election of the Deputy Chairman.
Tributes were paid to former President Pranab Mukherjee. Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla said that he was a successful speaker and a skilled administrator. His knowledge and experience was unparalleled. PM Modi said, this time the session is being held under special circumstances and all the MPs have decided to proceed on the duty path. There will be many important decisions in this session. The Corona Guidelines will be fully followed. No slack unless there is a medicine. He said, I am confident that all the members will give a message that the whole country is standing with the soldiers who are serving the country by standing on the border.