‘This decade is very important for India’s bright future’: PM Modi

Ahead of the beginning of the Budget Session of Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today commences the first Session of this decade which should be fully utilised.

Today commences the first session of this decade. This decade is very important for the bright future of India. A golden opportunity has come before the nation to fulfill the dreams seen by the freedom fighters,” said PM Modi.

“This decade should be fully utilised. Keeping this in mind, there should be discussions in this session focussing on the decade – this is expected by the nation. I believe that we will not lag behind in making our contribution for the fulfilment of people’s aspiration,” he added.

“The coming decade is vital for India’s progress. We have to remember the vision and dreams of the greats who fought for our nation’s freedom. Let there be detailed debate and discussions on the Floor of Parliament,” the Prime Minister’s office tweeted.

As many as 18 opposition parties including Shiromani Akali Dal, AAP and 16 led by Congress on Thursday said that they will boycott the President’s address to both Houses of Parliament over farm laws.

16 parties-Congress NCP, Shiv Sena, AITC, DMK, JKNC, SP, RJD, CPI(M),  CPI, IUML, RSP, PDP, MDMK, Kerala Congress and AIUDF issued a joint statement announcing their decision.