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Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 10:24pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI

Both Houses of the Parliament were on Wenesday adjourned sine die by the respective presiding officers after adopting the Motion of Thanks on the President's address.

While the first session of the 16th Lok Sabha was convened on June 4, the Rajya Sabha was convened on June 9 with the joint address by the President in Central Hall of Parliament.

The Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after an eight-day session and a debate on the Motion of Thanks of President's address. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned after a three-day session.

The Lok Sabha also saw all the newly-elected members taking oath and the election of new Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

A conciliatory Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to the opposition urging it to join him in "collective decision-making" for development of the country and all sections of people, including Muslims.

Replying to the debate in his maiden address to the two Houses of Parliament, Modi, fresh from a massive mandate, promised not to work on the basis of numbers but "on the basis of collective decision-making". 

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