Parliament Live Updates: PM Modi Addresses Media Ahead Of New Lok Sabha Session

President Droupadi Murmu administered oath to Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Bhartruhari Mahtab as the pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

Parliament Live Updates: PM Modi Addresses Media Ahead Of New Lok Sabha Session

President Droupadi Murmu administered oath to Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Bhartruhari Mahtab as the pro-tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Mr Mahtab will now call upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Leader of the Lok Sabha, to take oath as a member of the House.

The first session of Parliament after the Lok Sabha elections begins today with "Observance of silence," marking the solemn occasion of the first sitting of the Eighteenth Lok Sabha.

On June 26, the Lok Sabha Speaker will be elected. On June 27, President Droupadi Murmu is scheduled to address the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament.

This is the first session of the 18th Lok Sabha after the general elections, which saw the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) secure 293 seats and the INDIA bloc win 234, with the Congress holding 100 of them. 

Here are the LIVE Updates on Parliament: