The BJP, which successfully coined the ‘Achche Din Aane Wale Hain’ slogan, has invited criticism for hiking rail fare and there are indications that similar measures could be announced in the Budget to revive the economy.
Advani also set out targets for the new government and asked MPs to scrupulously stay away from any kind of misconduct or controversy.
He also praised Modi for his win, but insisted that praise for the success should not be aimed at Modi alone but to Team Modi.
The former deputy PM spoke of a long-term vision for the party where majority and minority communities will not be differentiated and these categories will be irrelevant while safeguarding the people’s right to follow their respective religions.
Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Prakash Javadekar addressed the MPs on social media and media-related issues. MPs were requested to be careful on social media.
Suresh Soni, who is the RSS point-person with BJP, spoke about the nation’s expectations and the ideology of the party.
Lok Sabha secretariat is also holding a similar orientation programme for first time MPs from Monday.