New Delhi, Nov 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he hoped that winter session of parliament would be fruitful and result-oriented.
"It was because of the positive role by the opposition that good work (in parliament) could be done in the last session," said Modi who hoped for a similar experience this time too.
"The people have given the responsibility to run the government but those who sit in parliament have been tasked with running the country. I hope the session of parliament is fruitful and result-oriented."
Meanwhile, the Opposition has planned to question the government on black money issue and also the insurance bill. The Opposition also wants Modi to clarify his stand on hate speeches and communal tensions in the country.
The Meanwhile, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said: "Lot of issues like price rise, black money, need to be dealt with, need to be given an hour each in the Winter Session."
The Winter Session will continue till Dec 23 and will have 22 sittings.