XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, Session I XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, Session I Monday, March 23, 1998 / Chaitra 2, 1920 (Saka)
Type of Debate: REFERENCES IN THE HOUSE
Title: Members of newly elected 12th Lok Sabha stood in silence for a short while before the proceedings. TEXT : The Lok Sabha met at Eleven of the clock
(The Speaker Pro Tem Shri Indrajit Gupta in the Chair)
(The National Anthem was played.)
MR. SPEAKER: We are meeting today on a solemn occasion. A new Lok Sabha has been elected under the Constitution of India, charged with great and heavy responsibilities for the welfare of the country and our people.
It is fit and proper, as is customary on such an occasion, that we all stand in silence for a short while before we begin our Proceedings.
The Members then stood in silence for a short while.