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In Pictures: Parliament’s Winter session begins. It also marks 250th session of Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Modi addressed the media outside Parliament premises. The Winter Session which started Monday will continue until 13 December.

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New Delhi: The Winter Session of Parliament, which started Monday and will continue until 13 December, kicked off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the media outside Parliament premises.

“This is the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha. During this session on November 26, there is Constitution Day, when our Constitution completes 70 years. The Constitution inculcates the unity, integrity, diversity and beauty of the country and is a driving force for the country,” said PM Modi.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah outside Parliament Monday | Praveen Jain | ThePrint
DMK MP Kathir Anand (left), Congress MP Karti Chidambaram (centre) and DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran (right) outside Parliament | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Newly-elected DMK MP Kathir Anand was in good spirits, along with fellow Don Bosco School alumni Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran.

Cabinet minister V.K. Singh (left) with BJP MP Kirron Kher (right) | Praveen Jain

BJP MP Kirron Kher and V.K Singh shared a laugh outside Parliament. Kher, a Chandigarh MP, recently expressed concern over poor air quality in that city at a human rights conference held at Panjab University.

Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar poses beside his electric car| Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar, who holds the environment portfolio, made a statement about clean energy by driving his electric vehicle to Parliament.

Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad (right) flashes a quick wave, beside leader of opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Cabinet and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who recently came under fire for his response to the WhatsApp snooping case, was also present along with Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

Newly-elected MP Gautam Gambhir outside the Parliament House | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Gautam Gambhir, a former cricketer and the newly-elected MP from East Delhi, was also present. Gambhir was criticised last week by the Aam Aadmi Party after a photo of him eating jalebis instead of attending an parliamentary meeting on air pollution went viral.

Gurdaspur BJP MP Sunny Deol outside the Parliament House | Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Rajya Sabha MP Mary Kom and Rajya Sabha MP Dr Ashok Bajpai outside the Parliament House | Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his cabinet colleagues after press briefing outside the Parliament House | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

(With inputs from PTI)

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