The meeting was called for seeking the support of different political parties to ensure the smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament in the Winter Session.
Home Minister Amit Shah, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma, Trinamool Congress leaders Sudip Bandopadhyaya and Derek O’brien, Satish Chandra Mishra of Bahujan Samaj Party, Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi Party, T.R. Baalu of DMK and Navneetha Krishnan of AIADMK, attended the meeting.
Later, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu will also hold a meeting of leaders of various political parties in the evening.
PM urges political parties to make winter session of Parliament productive
Briefing reporters after the meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged political parties to make the winter session of Parliament a productive one like the last session while adding that the government is ready to discuss all issues within the framework.