New Delhi: The first part of Parliament Budget session concluded on Saturday. According to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, “The first part of budget session is recorded highly productive.”
He said, “The first part of the Budget Session, 2021 which concluded today has been highly productive. As many as 117 Members took part in the General Discussion on Union Budget 2021-2022 which lasted for 14 hours and 40 minutes.”
Lok Sabha Speaker said, “During the first part of Union Budget, Lok Sabha sat for 49 hours &17 minutes against the stipulated time of 50 hours with participation of 117 Members including 49 women MPs. House lost an effective time of 43 minutes due to disruptions.”
The time lost due to disruptions has been compensated by sitting beyond schedule time. It is the responsibility of all members to ensure that democratic and ethical standards are maintained in the House, added Om Birla.