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All eyes on productivity levels in winter session of Parliament

LS operated just 22% of functioning hours, RS 28% in monsoon session

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Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Pralhad Joshi, Arjun Ram Meghwal and others leave after an all-party meeting a day before the winter session in New Delhi Photo: PTI

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Of all the sessions of Parliament in the seven years of the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, the monsoon session has seen the worst productivity levels. During this session, Lok Sabha operated just 22 per cent of its functioning hours and Rajya Sabha 28 per cent.

The winter session promises to be no better, judging by the stance of the Opposition. And like before, events both inside and outside Parliament will have a role in the way events unfold.

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First Published: Nov 29 2021 | 6:10 AM IST

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