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PM Modi recounted the challenges of Covid, the MPs' praiseworthy decision to reduce 30% of their salary during the epidemic.
In his address during the final session of the 17th Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged the transformative strides made in the last five years. Grateful for collective efforts, especially from Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, PM Modi noted the challenges faced, including the COVID-19 pandemic, and the adaptive response of the parliamentarians.
The Prime Minister commended MPs for voluntarily reducing their salaries by 30% and discontinuing canteen food subsidies to mitigate public criticism. Reflecting on establishing the new Parliament building, PM Modi highlighted the historic decisions taken during this term, such as the abrogation of Article 370 and the passage of the triple talaq bill.
Emphasizing the principles of minimum government and maximum governance, PM Modi advocated for the government's limited intrusion in people's lives, placing trust in the citizens. He praised the 17th Lok Sabha's engagement with critical issues, including initiating the new Parliament building with the women's reservation bill.
PM Modi predicted a pivotal 25 years for India, expressing confidence in the nation's progress towards becoming a developed nation. He acknowledged the upcoming elections as an integral part of democracy, urging acceptance of diverse opinions. Additionally, he appreciated Om Birla's composed leadership during challenging moments, emphasizing the Speaker's impartiality in guiding the House.