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Developed states perform better than others in 16th Lok Sabha

From Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, MPs from Shiv Sena and AIADMK (respectively) asked the most questions, among major political parties

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Abhishek WaghmareSachin Mampatta New Delhi
Members of parliament from Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu asked the most questions in Parliament among major political parties in the 16th Lok Sabha, an analysis by the advocacy Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), has shown. 

An MP from Maharashtra asked 534 questions on average in the course of five years, while an MP in Tamil Nadu asked 426. Lawmakers from Kerala, Chandigarh and Sikkim were among the others who underlined the government’s accountability most frequently. 

MPs from some union territories and northeastern states asked the least number of questions. Jammu & Kashmir MPs also featured among the least active in

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 4:36 PM IST

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