New Delhi, July 17: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, talking ahead of Parliament monsoon session, said that the other abbreviation of GST is 'Growing Stronger Together'. He appealed all the parties to have a constructive discussion. NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar are in the race to Raisina.
PM Modi said to the media ahead of the Monsoon Session, “The Political Parties and the Government take decisions keeping in mind the national interest, it shows their commitment towards the larger public good. It has been proved successfully with the implementation of GST. The GST spirit is about growing stronger together. I hope the same GST spirit prevails in this Session”.
He further said that the Monsoon Session is significant on several accounts. Nation completes seven decades of Independence on 15th August, 2017. Quit India Movement turns 75 years on 9th August, 2017. During this Session, the nation gets an opportunity to elect the new President and the Vice President. In a way, this period is full of many significant events for the nation. Therefore, it is natural that the public attention will be focussed more on the Monsoon Session this year.
“As the Monsoon Session of Parliament gets underway, we salute our farmers who have been ensuring food security for the country with their hard work. It is my firm belief that the Monsoon Session will provide an opportunity to all the Political Parties and the MPs to enter into a dialogue of the highest quality with value addition for taking major decisions in the larger national interest together”.
Moreover, BJP will announce its Vice Presidential candidate today. The party's Parliamentary Board meeting will be held in New Delhi to take a call in this regard. The Opposition has declared former West Bengal Governor, Gopal Krishna Gandhi as their candidate for the post.