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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

- Posted on 06 April 2018

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned sine die concluding the budget session, half of which was completely washed out in disruptions.

The upper house worked for 45 hours in around 30 sittings and lost 120 hours in disruptions.
In his valedictory remarks, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rued that he had little to say in terms of what the Rajya Sabha did but a lot to say what it did not.
“No legislative business apart from passing of the Payment of Gratuity Bill could be transacted. Even the general Budget was not discussed nor the Finance and Appropriation Bills were discussed and returned to the Lok Sabha,” Naidu said.
He lamented that even a farewell to the retiring members could not be done smoothly on the fixed day and had to be “negotiated” subsequently.
Naidu asked the MPs to “introspect” and try to create a “win-win situation, not the lose-lose situation”.
–IANS
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