Before the current session India's Parliament was less productive only in the winter session of 2010, when it wasroiled by the cellphone spectrum scandal, "not even a day's work was done," said Devika Malik, a spokeswoman for PRS Legislative Research.
Devika Malik, an analyst with PRS Legislative Research, a New Delhi-based think-tank, told AFP that disruptions have been the trend since 2009.
'We see the government bringing an extensive agenda of bills and very few are passed,' she said.
Devika MalikDevika worked as a Correspondent with CNN-IBN in New Delhi, for 3 years before joining PRS.She was a Legislative fellow through the US Department for State in 2010 and worked briefly for a member of the United States' Congress.She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Lady Shri Ram College and a post-graduate Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding.
"While the monsoon session was disrupted for nearly 80 per cent of scheduled time, it has been seen that even when parliament functions, the bulk of its time is spent on non-legislative business," Devika Malik of PRS Legislative Research, told IANS.
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