20 Bills passed by both Houses

| | New Delhi

As many as 20 bills were passed by both Houses in the Monsoon Session of Parliament which concluded on Friday and the productivity of Lok Sabha was 118 per cent, while that of Rajya Sabha 74 per cent.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar termed the session a festival of social justice as a bill to give constitutional status to the OBC Commission and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, were passed.

The Monsoon Session had commenced on July 18 and it concluded today. Both Houses were adjourned sine die.

The session provided 17 sittings spread over a period of 24 days. The productivity of Lok Sabha was 118 per cent and that of Rajya Sabha was 74 per cent, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel said.

During the session, a motion of no confidence against the government was also defeated with a massive margin.



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