GOVERNANCE

parliament devender singh

Called question

The orderly progression of Question Hour has been besieged by scenes of incessant power struggle, of one-upmanship, pandemonium and unruly conduct

A question is a powerful parliamentary device in the armoury of an MP for seeking information on a matter of public importance within the specific congnisanse of a Minister of the Government of India. Insiders, however, say, more often than not, MPs have certain foreknowledge, and the latent intent behind seeking information is to pinpoint of highlight delay, inefficiency, waste, malpractices and acts of omission and commission of the Government. In each question, therefore, hangs a different tale.

It is in recognition of the time tested efficacy of questions as a potentially powerful tool of oversight and accountability that, unless decided otherwise, the first hour of every sitting of Parliament, known as the Question Hour….

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