NEW DELHI, Feb 8: Bidding farewell to members retiring from the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the contribution of his predecessor Manmohan Singh to the Home.
Manmohan Singh got here to vote within the Rajya Sabha on a wheelchair to assist strengthen democracy, Modi mentioned.
In a sarcastic jibe on the Congress, he thanked Chief of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge for popping out with a “black paper” in opposition to his authorities and referred to it as “kaala teeka” (to keep off the evil eye) within the midst of fine work being completed by his authorities.
The prime minister additionally referred to black robes worn by opposition MPs within the Home as a mark of protest and mentioned, “We additionally noticed a trend parade within the Rajya Sabha when some members got here in black garments.”
He gave his finest needs to all retiring members expressed the hope that that new generations will profit from their expertise.
Sixty-eight members of Rajya Sabha are retiring between February and Could after finishing their time period. (Companies)
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