General Awareness and Public Administration
18th Lok Sabha
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju announced the First session of the 18th Lok Sabha will be held from June 24 to July 3.
President Droupadi Murmu will address a joint sitting of the two Houses on June 27 under Article 86 and 87.
▪ The 18th Lok Sabha has 280 first time MPs and 74 women MPs.
Article 86 confers a right on the President to address either House of Parliament or the joint sitting of the House.
Article 87 provides two instances when the President of India specially addresses both Houses of Parliament.
✓ Beginning of the first session of each year.
✓ Beginning of the first Session after each general election.

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