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Who Gains from Parliamentary Disruptions?

Parliamentary disruptions have stalled several important policy decisions over the last few years. Instead of going the ordinance route, the government should rethink how changes can be implemented in the functioning of the Parliament and the role of the Opposition in bringing about those changes.

The end of the 2015 Monsoon session of Parliament with one of the worst records in its history—productivity of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha were 9% and 48% respectively—has resulted in the usual hue and cry over such disruptions (PRS Legislative Research 2015).

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