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By Newsgram Staff Writer

Remembering Indian freedom struggle’s hero Bhagat Singh on his death anniversary, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged nation to celebrate “Shaheedi Divas” as “Desh Divas” (National Day).

In his Facebook video message he appealed to the countrymen to celebrate this March 23 as Desh Divas.

“Let us together think about the wellness of the nation and do at least one good deed for the nation today which can provide peace to the departed souls,” added Kejriwal.

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi will also pay homage to bravehearts Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at Hussainiwala in Punjab today.  He will also address a ‘Shridhanjali Samaroh’ at Hussainiwala in Ferozepur district during his visit.

About Bhagat Singh:

Born in September 1907, Bhagat Singh, one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, was hanged on March 23, 1931 along with Rajguru and Sukhdev in the Lahore prison.

Their final rites were performed at Hussainiwala in Ferozepur district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Appeals MPs To Utilize Their Winter Season Well

The session would have 20 sittings spread over 29 days

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Prime Minister Naredndra Modi on Monday appealed to all MPs at an all-party meeting to utilize the winter session of Parliament well as it will be the last full-fledged session before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Addressing an all-party meet at Parliament House a day before the session commences, Modi said the government was ready to discuss all issues as per rules and procedures and was open to the opposition’s inputs for better working of Parliament.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar briefed the media on what transpired in the meeting.

“The Prime Minister said that we all need to cooperate with each other on the issues of public interest. He underlined that in a democracy both the government and the opposition share their inputs for efficient governance,” Tomar said, quoting the Prime Minister.

“The Prime Minister also said that the government was ready to discuss all issues as per rules and procedures. If anybody wants to bring something to the government’s notice inside the House or even outside, we are open to it,” he added.

Tomar said that all the political parties present at the meeting have assured full cooperation in the smooth functioning of Parliament.

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Asked if the government was ready for a JPC probe in the Rafale fighter jets deal, he said the opposition had several issues including Rafale, farmers’ plight and economy “but they would have to prioritise things as the session was only four weeks long.

“These things can be settled in the Business Advisory Meetings,” he added.

The Minister said a legislation on Ram Mandir was “not the topic of today’s discussion”.

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“When something to this effect comes up, we will let you know,” he said.

He said the government had 46 items on the agenda including three ordinances, Supplementary Budget and government legislations.

The session would have 20 sittings spread over 29 days. (IANS)