Members of the Parliament (MPs) are expected to legislate effectively, examine the budget and debate over the expenses of the government, hold the government accountable and above all, represent the interests of their constituents. Unfortunately, over the last few years, the reputation of parliament has suffered a little. It has been losing some of its effectiveness.
This Lok Sabha was the most unproductive till now. It convened for only 63% of the allotted time. The cost of every minute during a parliament session is Rs. 2.5 lacks.
A private corporate functions more on targets to be achieved and deadlines to be met, and the outcome for lax and hooliganism is salary cuts and taking back incentives. Do you think our parliament should function more like a corporate?