People's hearts can be won without rushing to well of House:PM

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi onMonday said in Rajya Sabha that people's hearts can be won bypolitical parties even without rushing to the Well of theHouse to register their protest on various issues.

Speaking in the House during a special discussion marking250 sessions of Rajya Sabha, he said the Nationalist CongressParty (NCP) and the Biju Janata Dal have wonderfully adheredto parliamentary norms by not entering the Well of the House.

'Yet they have made their points effectively. Much can belearnt from this ... people's hearts can be won even withoutrushing to the Well,' he said.

Modi said parties, including his BJP, has to learn fromthe NCP and BJD in this regard.

The prime minister also said Rajya Sabha is about checksand balances. 'This is absolutely essential ... here is also adifference between checking and clogging,' he said. PTI KKSNABDV DV