Prime News, National, New Delhi, April 11:- The central government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is taking the battle to the Opposition on the recently washed out second leg of the budget session of Parliament and the charge will be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by observing a daylong fast while carrying on with his daily work.
Upset with the divisive and disruptive politics of the Opposition which led to the complete washout of the second phase of the budget session, PM Modi will lead BJP MPs in the daylong fast on April 12.
At the same time, BJP Members of Parliament will be holding protests all over the country and party president Amit Shah will hold a symbolic sit in at Hubli in Karnataka..
The second part of the budget session of the Parliament was disrupted every single day, while the productivity of the Lok Sabha was 134 percent and that of the Rajya Sabha 96 percent in the first half, it fell to 4 percent for the Lok Sabha and 8 percent for Rajya Sabha in the second half. This reduced the overall productivity of the session to 23 percent in the Lok Sabha and 28 percent in the Rajya Sabha. The Lok sabha lost 127 hours and 45 minutes due to disruptions and the Rajya Sabha lost 120 hours for the same reason.
Public money was wasted due to the disruptions, which caused a loss of over Rs 200 crores to the exchequer.-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)