Friday, May 24, 2013

Sad, anxious about disruptions to Parliament and assemblies: President Pranab Mukherjee

Shimla, With frequent disruptions and adjournments hampering legislative business, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday asked the political establishment to find a solution to the problem.

\"I am sad when I find that Parliamentary proceedings and state assembly proceedings are disrupted without transacting businesses,\" he said here.

Addressing the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, the President said that nowadays \"we find surreptitiously a new \'D\' inserted along with debate, dissent and decision and the \'D\' is disruption.\"

\"I find in political science no role of disruption in Parliamentary democracy,\" he added. He chided the minority few who were doing this to impose their own will.

Repeated disruptions, he said, were also hamper

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