Monthly Archives: September 2012

Democracy adjourned

Bills are stuck. Files are closed. Eyes are shut. Minds are rotting. Welcome to the monsoon session of parliament which has remained paralyzed for 12 days in a row. Tomorrow, the monsoon session gets over. BJP all along said – “The Prime Minister must resign. We won’t let the Parliament function until he does.” What kind of childish parliamentary practice is this? Next time they might as well say – “Voters give us a majority or we won’t allow the legislature to meet.” When did two wrongs become right? Continue reading