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Rajya Sabha Lost 40 of 50 Working Hours During First 2 Weeks of Monsoon Session

Rajya Sabha Lost 40 of 50 Working Hours During First 2 Weeks of Monsoon Session

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With continuing disruptions during the second week of the Monsoons session, Rajya Sabha lost 40 of 50 working hours during the first two weeks. The productivity of Rajya Sabha fell to 13.70% during the second week of the ongoing monsoon session from 32.20% during the first week, resulting in overall productivity of 21.60% for the first two weeks, the House Secretariat recorded. Of the total 50 working hours available, 39 hours 52 minutes were lost due to disruptions. The House, however, sat for 1 hour 12 minutes beyond the scheduled time, but for which the productivity would have been much lower.​During the nine sittings of these first two weeks, Rajya Sabha could have only 1 hour 38 minutes of Question Hour which is primarily meant for ensuring the accountability of the executive to th...