February 7, 2017 2:01:00 pm
Appreciating cooperation extended by the members from all sides, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today thanked them soon after the Question Hour concluded without any disruption. In the last couple of days, the Opposition has been raising various issues, including about the death of former Union Minister E Ahamed, leading to disruptions forcing the Speaker to adjourn the proceedings during Question Hour.
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Since the Budget Session started on January 31, today is the first day when the Question Hour went on smoothly. “Thank you very much… Bahut achha lag raha hai (I am feeling very happy),” Mahajan said after conclusion of Question Hour and thanked the members for the discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address.
As many as five questions were taken up during Question Hour today and Ministers replied to supplementaries in four of them.
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