Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha during discussion on 250th session of the House appreciated the two parties Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD).PM Modi at RS said, "Today I want to appreciate two parties, NCP and BJD. These parties have strictly adhered to parliamentary norms. They have never gone into the well. Yet, they have raised their points very effectively. Other parties including mine can learn from them." The winter session of Parliament commenced on November 18 and will continue till December 13. A total number of 20 sittings will be provided in a span of 26 days, including four Private Members' day.