Need to investigate, government should not move bills in haste, Kerala MP writes to PM

New Delhi: A senior Lok Sabha MP has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking intervention “to strengthen credibility”, the way the government hastily moved bills without discussion and “repeatedly amended existing laws”. , expressing strong objection to that. “Parliamentary Democratic System.

RSP MP NK Premachandran, a member of the Panel of Speakers that presides over the Lok Sabha, demanded a special session of Parliament on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, “for smooth, effective and disruption-free functioning of Parliament without calling for eviction/suspension”. to be discussed about. of the members”.

Pointing out that the Prime Minister’s message for detailed debate, discussion, decision and dissent in Parliament was not followed, Premachandran said careful examination of various clauses of Bills is essentially necessary for a useful legislation. He criticized the supplementary list of business on the same day the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced and passed in the Lok Sabha.

According to the MP from Kollam in Kerala, the members were denied their democratic right to propose amendments when the bill was passed on the same day.

One of the most vocal voices in the House who questioned the Treasury Bench for “not following rules and procedures”, Premachandran criticized the government’s move of repeatedly bringing “piecemeal” amendments to existing laws .

He wrote in his letter, “The executive should anticipate the possible deficiencies that may arise on the implementation of any law and remove the loopholes on the basis of suggestions made by the members instead of passing the law in haste at the time of debate in the House.” needed.” He said that the Comprehensive Amendment Bill or a new comprehensive bill should be brought in long term perspective.

He suggested that the government should be more active in holding detailed discussions for a thorough examination of the bills and the government should accept the positive suggestions of the opposition.