Ahead of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament that begins today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed all the parties to work together making it a productive season and take decisions keeping national interest in mind.

“I believe that all the parties, all the MPs, will take important decisions in the national interest,” said PM Modi.

Scouting for recently launched Goods and Service Tax (GST), Pm Modi said that like rain makes soil smell more pleasant, similarly, the successful launch of GST has filled the monsoon session of the parliament with new hope and excitement.

The PM also pinned hopes on everyone to move ahead with the spirit of ‘growing stronger together’. “Growing Stronger Together” is the other name of GST spirit said PM Modi urging value addition to this monsoon session.

The Opposition which is likely to raise the issue of China, Jammu and Kashmir and Darjeeling unrest, impact of the GST and other issues in the Parliament Monsoon Session

Speaking to a media a day before the session, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said the situation on the border with China in the Sikkim sector is very tense even as he blamed Beijing for the boundary stand-off.

“This situation has been created by China. It is a matter of country’s security and we will raise it in Parliament,” Azad told reporters after an all-party meeting convened by the government at Parliament Library building.

The Monsoon Session of Parliament is to be held from July 17, 2017 to August 11, 2017.

The government aims to introduce 16 new from a total of bills scheduled to be tabled in the House.

Shortly after the session begin, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till tomorrow after giving obituary to former members and victims of Amarnath terror attack.