Somnath Chatterjee to address Bangladesh MP’’s

February 20th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee will address newly-elected Members of Parliament of Bangladesh this weekend.
Besides sharing his experiences, Chatterjee will talk on several issues, including the importance of parliamentary democracy and the proper functioning of Parliament.
The Speaker is expected to brief MPs on how to conduct business in Parliament.
Chatterjee has, on a regular basis, expressed his anguish over the disruption of proceedings and behaviour of members in the House.
Earlier, Chatterjee had criticized MPs for their behaviour, saying they did not deserve even one paisa of public money.
“I think Parliament should be adjourned sine die. Public money should not be spent on useless allowances for you. You don”t deserve one paise of public money,” Chatterjee had said as several MPs stormed the well of Lok Sabha raising a spate of issues and disrupted Question Hour.
The Speaker hoped that the people of the country would give a ”fit verdict” in the coming elections. (ANI)

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