Rajya Sabha returns to normalcy after 12 sittings

New Delhi [India]: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu was delighted over the return of normalcy in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
The Upper House of the Parliament functioned for the full sitting free of any type of disturbances as well as required adjournments which noted the previous 12 sittings of the existing monsoon session on Wednesday. The Congress Members, however, staged a walkout throughout completion of the sitting raising an issue not connected with business underway, when Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur was replying to the marathon discussion on the National Anti-Doping Bill.
For the very first time, Zero Hour was taken up with 17 Members increasing issues of public value on Wednesday.
Chairman Naidu could not hide his delight over the return of normalcy in the House and said it in so many words throughout his conference with elderly officials after the Zero Hour today. He claimed it resembled a rejuvenating wind.
Earlier, Naidu noted in your house that Zero Hour can not be occupied until now because of which the Participants had shed the opportunity of raising over 180 problems of public relevance.
The problems elevated during the Zero Hour today pertaining to sustaining education of girl trainees, docking of a Chinese spy submarine at the Sri Lankan Port, exclusion of youngsters from PM-Poshan Scheme due to compulsory affiliation of Aadhar, abnormalities in the construction of Gaushalas under MNREGA in Madhya Pradesh, high price of cancer cells treatment, assaults on Gurudwaras as well as Sikhs in Afghanistan.
Sports legend PT Usha made her first speech in the House while speaking on the National Anti-Doping Bill which was discussed for about six hours.
The productivity of the Rajya Sabha during the initial week of this session has actually been 27 per cent which better was up to 17 percent during the second week.

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