BJP Seeks More Time To Raise Queries In House
The Morning Standard|March 06, 2021
The Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, Ramvir Singh Bidhuri on Friday questioned the Delhi government over not giving enough time to legislators for raising questions during upcoming budget session.

Terming it as an “assault on democracy”, Bidhuri said Question Hour is an important component of Vidhan Sabha proceedings and by doing away with this critical instrument, the government was clearly running away from its responsibility of answering to the issues raised by legislators.

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