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BJP sends whip to Rajya Sabha members to attend House on Tuesday

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They said the whip was issued by the ruling party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the vote of thanks at the President’s address.

A view of the Rajya Sabha.  Credit: PTI Photo

The BJP issued a whip to its Rajya Sabha members to remain present in the House on Tuesday, sources said.

They said the whip was issued by the ruling party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the motion of thanks at the President’s address during a joint session of parliament in the Upper House on Tuesday.

The sources said the BJP has also asked its Lok Sabha MPs, except those who perform electoral duties on behalf of the party, to remain present in the House on Monday.

The prime minister is expected to respond to the president’s speech vote of thanks in the lower house on Monday, they said, adding that the BJP had not issued a whip to its Lok Sabha members.

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