Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die today, bringing the Budget Session to a close. The session was scheduled to continue until Friday but was cut short by one day. Neither House transacted any of its listed business today.
OurVital Stats document discusses Parliament’s functioning during the Budget Session. Some highlights:
- Lok Sabha sat for 123% of its scheduled time, and Rajya Sabha sat for 90%.
- 73% of the budget was passed without discussion.
- Seven Bills were introduced (excluding the Appropriation and Finance Bills), five Bills were passed and no Bills were referred to committees.
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