The monsoon session of Parliament, which began on July 20, concluded on Friday. The proceedings of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die on this day.
The productivity of the Lok Sabha during the monsoon session was 45 per cent and that of the Rajya Sabha was 63 per cent.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that a total of 17 sittings were held during the monsoon session. During this, the Lok Sabha functioned for 44 hours 15 minutes.
No-confidence motion was discussed for 20 hours
Mr. Birla said that the no-confidence motion in the Council of Ministers presented by Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi was discussed in the House between August 8 and August 10, to which Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied.
The discussion lasted for 19 hours 59 minutes and 60 members participated in the discussion.
Lok Sabha Speaker informed that during the session, 20 Government Bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha and 22 Bills are passed. During this, 50 starred questions were answered orally. Also, a total of 361 cases were raised under Rule 377. He said that a total of 1209 papers were laid on the table of the House.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said that there were a total of 17 sittings of the House and during this the work was done for 50 hours 21 minutes. Many bills were passed during this period.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi informed that the productivity of Lok Sabha during the monsoon session was 45 per cent and that of Rajya Sabha was 63 per cent.
He informed that a total of 22 bills were passed in the Lok Sabha and 25 bills in the Rajya Sabha. Three bills of the Ministry of Home Affairs to replace the IPC Criminal Procedure Code and the Evidence Act have been referred to the Standing Committee on Home Affairs.
Targeting the opposition, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Joshi said that unfortunately, due to political reasons, the opposition did not participate in the discussion on the Bills. They only participated in the Delhi Services Bill discussion.