Measures taken by Om Birla have enriched parliamentary democracy, improved productivity: PM Modi

June 19, 2021 4:28 PM STI

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Congratulating Lok Sabha President Om Birla on completing his two years in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that he inaugurated a series of measures that have enriched parliamentary democracy and improved productivity , leading to the passage of many “historic” as well as pro-popular legislations.
In a tweet, the PM said it should be noted that Birla placed particular emphasis on giving first-time MPs, young MPs and women MPs the opportunity to speak on the floor. from the room.

Birla has also strengthened various committees, whose role in our democracy is vital, he added.
“Over the past two years, Shri Om Birla Ji has ushered in a series of milestones that have enriched our parliamentary democracy and improved productivity, leading to the passage of many historic and pro-popular laws. Congratulations to him!”, PM Modi tweeted.
Birla, who was elected a BJP member for a second Kota term in 2019, was elected unopposed Lok Sabha president that day.

On occasion, Birla tweeted in Hindi: “During the COVID-19 crisis, the 17th Lok Sabha did an outstanding job in all forums, including helping the common man, labor productivity, innovation , financial reforms, empowerment of democratic values, efforts to increase young people’s faith in constitutional values, improving the functioning of legislatures. # 2Yearsof17LS “
Speaking to ANI, the chairman of Lok Sabha said: “In a democracy, our effort should be to respect the views of members of the opposition. My attempt was to give enough time to a party that even has one member in the House. In a democracy, decisions must be made on the basis of a broad consensus and not just the majority. “(ANI)

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