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BSP candidate Ramji Gautam files his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha seat, at Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav files his nomination for Rajya Sabha seat with party President Akhilesh Yadav looks on, at UP Assembly in Lucknow.

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BJP MP Neeraj Shekhar speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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J&K PDP MP Nazir Ahmad Laway speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Sonal Mansingh speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Parliamentarians in the Rajya Sabha after opposition MPs staged a walkout demanding suspension of 8 lawmakers be revoked, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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AAP MP Sanjay Singh stages a protest over his suspension from the remaining Monsoon Session of Parliament over the ruckus created in Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress MPs Anand Sharma and KTS Tulsi (L) as other opposition MPs protest demanding suspension of 8 lawmakers be revoked, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad and other opposition MPs stage a walkout from the Rajya Sabha, demanding suspension of 8 lawmakers be revoked, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the upper house during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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JD(S) MP HD Deve Gowda in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the upper house during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha MPs Gurjeet Singh Aujla and Supriya Sule join suspended Rajya Sabha members in a protest over their suspension, near Gandhi statue at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Suspended Rajya Sabha members (sitting at front) along with opposition parties members stage a protest over their suspension, during ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Vice-Chairman Bhubaneswar Kalita conducts proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Opposition leaders stage a protest in the Rajya Sabha over suspension of 8 MPs for causing ruckus in the upper house yesterday, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Arpita Ghosh in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi. 8 MPs have been suspended for Rajya Sabha chaos over farm bills for the rest of the session.

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Parliamentarians in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the upper house during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the upper house during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha MPs of various political parties stage a protest after the passing of two farm bills in the house today during the ongoing Monsoon Session, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJD MP Amar Patnaik speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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DMK MP Tiruchi Siva speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha MP Mary Kom at Parliament House during the ongoing Monsoon Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Pralhad Joshi flash the victory sign at Parliament House during the ongoing Monsoon Session, in New Delhi. Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two contentious farm bills amid uproar by opposition members. The two bills were passed by Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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BJP National President JP Nadda, flanked by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and party MP Bhupender Yadav, addresses the media after passing of two farm bills in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session, at Parliament House in New Delhi. Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two contentious farm bills amid uproar by opposition members. The two bills were passed by Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Ruckus erupts in the Rajya Sabha as Opposition rushes to Well of House over agriculture related bills, during the ongoing Monsoon Session, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh conducts proceedings as ruckus erupts in the upper house over agriculture related bills, during the ongoing Monsoon Session, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu speaks during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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AAP MP Sanjay Singh speaks at Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi speaks at Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress leader Mausam Benazir Noor takes oath as a Rajya Sabha member during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Sharad Pawar arrives at Parliament House to attend the ongoing Monsoon Session, in New Delhi.

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Tiruchi Siva speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh conducts proceedings during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MP Munisamy Thambidurai speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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M0S for Home Nityanand Rai speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Harsh Vardhan speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceddings in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts a mock session of the Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member Deepender Singh Hooda of Congress takes oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member KTS Tulsi of Congress takes oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member M. Thambi Durai takes oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member Malikarjun Kharge gestures while taking oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings during the oath-taking ceremony of new members of the upper house, at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad before the administration of oath to the newly elected members of the Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia takes oath, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh takes oath, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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A view of the Rajya Sabha during oath taking by the newly elected members, at Parliament House in New Delhi. It was for the first time that the new members took the oath in the Upper House chamber when Parliament was not in session.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member and BJP member Jyotiraditya Scindia (L) greets Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Digvijaya Singh before taking oath, at Parliament House in New Delhi. New members will take oath in the Upper House chamber for the first time when Parliament is not in session.

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Newly elected Rajya Sabha member Priyanka Chaturvedi of Shiv Sena takes oath at Parliament House in New Delhi. It was for the first time that the new members took the oath in the Upper House chamber when Parliament was not in session.

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Members of opposition parties walk out from the House as former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu reads an obituary note during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi arrives at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi. Gogoi will take oath as Rajya Sabha member at Parliament today.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu meets former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi prior to Gogoi's oath taking as Rajya Sabha MP, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu releases Rajya Sabha 2020 calender at Parliament House in New Delhi

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A view of the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings of the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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MP Sonal Mansingh speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings of the House during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings of the House during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hugs senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad at All Partys of Rajya Sabha meeting, in New Delhi

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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu shakes hands with BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi as Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot (2ndl) and Heavy Industries Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal (L) look on, after Trivedi took oath as the Member of Rajya Sabha from UP, in New Delhi. Trivedi has been elected to the Rajya Sabha on the seat which fell vacant following the death of BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley.

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JD(U) Bihar president Vashishtha Narayan Singh files nomination for Janta Dal-United state president post at party office, in Patna.

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Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu with BJP's newly elected Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Seth (C) after administering him oath, during a ceremony in New Delhi. Seth's wife Leena is also seen.

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Sanjay Seth (2nd L) files his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha seat in the presence of UP BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy Chief Ministers K P Maurya and Dinesh Sharma at Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.

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Neeraj Shekhar, BJP leader and son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, takes oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu congratulates Neeraj Shekhar, BJP leader and son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, after the latter took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh with his wife Gursharan Kaur leaves after taking oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh signs after taking oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, in the presence of Vice President M Venkiah Naidu, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, party leaders Rahul Gandhi, Ashok Gehlot, Ghulam Nabi Azad and other, at Parliament House in New Delhi. Singh, 86, has come back as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh takes oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh takes oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha in the presence of his wife Gursharan Kaur, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and others, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh signs after taking oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha, in the presence of his wife Gursharan Kaur, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and others, at Parliament House in New Delhi. Singh, 86, has come back as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. He was elected unopposed as the BJP did not put up a candidate against him.

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BJP's Neeraj Shekhar receives the winning certificate on being elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed from special secretary of UP Assembly B B Dubey in Lucknow

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi

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Samajwadi Party's MP from Rajya Sabha Surender Nagar at Parliament during the budget session, in New Delhi. Nagar on Friday, Aug 2, 2019 resigned from the post of SP MP.

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Newly-elected MDMK MP Vaiko takes oath as the member of Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing AIADMK MP V Maitreyan breaks down during his speech in the Rajya Sabha at the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu reacts as Congress MPs walk out of the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi.

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BJD's Rajya Sabha candidates Amar Patnaik and Sasmit Patra file their nomination for the Rajya Sabha by-polls in the presence of Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik, in Bhubaneswar

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Senior Asom Gana Parishad Birendra Prasad Baishya being felicitated with a traditional Assamese Japi (hat) after being elected as the Member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam during a felicitation function at AGP party head office, in Guwahati.

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