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To all the Indians concerned, It is said lsquoAll Work No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boyrsquo. But what if the proverb was a bit opposite something like lsquoAll Play No Work Makes Jack An Intelligent and Strong Boyrsquo, you will say , Howrsquos that possible. But my friend, it is POSSIBLE and this 39Innovative Inventionrsquo has been researched and developed in our country by none other than the politicians of our country sitting in the plush and palatial lsquoHouse of Peoplersquo. We all work hard every day, we all go to office, have some targets to chase, have some results to be achieved, now the question is, What if we donrsquot achieve anything MENTIONED ABOVE. Will we be able to feed our family . Will we be able to achieve the basic necessities of life Or If we are a student not meeting the requisite 75 attendance, Will we be allowed to sit for exams Absolutely not . We will either be kicked out of Job or Will have our salaries and incrementrsquos getting blocked. But, such is not the case with our politicianrsquos, they somehow have derived a very unique concept of enjoying the salaries and also free perks sitting in the parliament and i.e Disruptions and Disruptions and Disruptions.. Reason for all this is simple and i.e they know and are confident that, we who have elected them have no care and caution for what happens inside the house. They know even if we donrsquot work at all, our salaries will be credited by the exchequer to our a/crsquos, without any qualms. This is how our Taxes which we pay heavily, get wasted and for which the Income Tax Department if delayed, pressurizes us to pay, by sending constant warning and out of fear of some action, we have no option but either to pay it or face consequences. But, Why isnrsquot there any such law for our representatives who brazenly destroy the pious establishment of our Democracy and i.e The Parliament Of India. Why donrsquot they fear any back lash or punishment.The IPC punishes offence of murder under Sec. 302, but, Why canrsquot there be any punishment for offence of murdering democracy and that too in broad day light While you ponder on above pointrsquos let me bring to your notice some hard facts of this grim reality - Did you know 1 As per NDTV, If all 18 days of parliament are wasted an estimated of Rs 35 Crores of Taxpayers money is lost. Each minute of parliament session costs around Rs.29000 per minute Whoa That is the salary many of us have. Both the houses approximately work for 6 hours a day. 2 As per Times Now, the loss is a massive Rs 260 Crores. 3 As per the reports gathered from some online streams, The salary of MPs are covered in the act THE SALARY, ALLOWANCES AND PENSION OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ACT, 1954 AND RULES MADE THEREUNDER is available at website mpa.nic.in and salary and amenities at http//loksabha.nic.in/ An MP , since Aug 2010, is paid a base salary of Rs 50,000 per month and is entitled to a pension of 20,000 per month. If an MP serves as a member for a period exceeding five years, this pension increases by 1,500 for each additional year of service. In addition, MPs are compensated for official expenses through various allowances middot Daily allowance of 2,000 for each day of attending Parliament. Parliament has three sessions every year. The Budget Session February to May, Monsoon session July to September, and Winter session November and December. middot Constituency allowance for expenses incurred in the constituency of 45,000 per month and middot Office expenses of Rs 45,000 for staff limit of 30,000, stationery and postage15,000 per month An MPrsquos wage is tax-free and comes with additional perquisites such as free petrol, free telephone calls and free housing. Most household expenses , furniture, electricity, water, laundry , is also paid for . MPs can travel anywhere in the country by rail, first class, and get 34 free air tickets for themselves or a companion a year. Spouses of MPs can travel free by air from their residence to New Delhi eight times a year when Parliament is in session and unlimited number of times by rail. middot Each MP gets near-free electricity of 50,000 units every year. And free water. middot The MPrsquos bungalow is furnished mdash with air conditioners, refrigerators and television sets mdash free of cost. Maintenance of the house mdash including washing of sofa covers and curtains mdash is done free of cost by the government. middot MPs are entitled to three phone lines and 170,000 free local calls every year. middot When an MP travels abroad officially, he is entitled to free business class air tickets. He is also paid a daily travelling allowance, which varies depending upon the country being visited. middot Most medical expenses of MPs are taken care of by the Contributory Health Service Scheme of the Union government. So if you try to add all the perks etc conservative CTC Cost to the Country of an MP is close to Rs.35 Lakhs 70k, excluding the cost of maintaining security guards, the cost of life long pension, insurance, sarkari vehicle. I know, by now most of us will be very shocked or rather some could have even fainted, but come back to senses, this is the reality and our MPrsquos get this just for doing nothing at all, but for showing placards, shouting slogans, blocking the Speaker and also sometimes breaking the furniture. Give a visit to the North Avenue or South Avenue residences of our MPrsquos. You will faint, yet again. 4 Now let us see the compilation made available by PRS Legal, a very popular think tank on legislative affairs, herersquos what they say about the MPrsquos held accountable by voters during election another shock ndash PRS Legislative Research, a 10-year-old Delhi-based non-profit, has meticulously compiled and made easily available data on MP39s performance in Parliament in terms of attendance, participation in debates and questions asked. Using data from PRS for the 14th 2004-09 and the 15th 2009-14 Lok Sabhas, we analysed MPsrsquo parliamentary performance vis-agrave-vis their re-election campaigns across two general elections 2009 and 2014. We computed a simple cumulative ldquoparliamentary activity indexrdquo, giving twice the weight to attendance as to participation in debates, which is often a party diktat, or asking questions. We restricted our analysis to the 12 largest states that account for 440 81 per cent of Lok Sabha members. We were able to get parliamentary activity data for a total of 809 MPs mdash 400 in the 14th Lok Sabha and 409 in the 15th Lok Sabha. Of these 809 MPs, 567 70 per cent faced re-election as a sitting MP in the 2009 or the 2014 election, or in both. Did a good parliamentary track record attract more voters or ensure a higher vote-share for these MPs or vice versa According to this analysis, there is absolutely no relationship between an MPrsquos performance in Parliament and her popularity with voters. That is, when presented with the choice of rewarding or punishing an MP for her parliamentary performance, more than 500 million voters across two elections did not seem to care. A scatter plot examining the relationship between parliamentary record and swing in vote-share reveals no significant relationship. Interestingly, the only marginal impact we found was that MPs who did not recontest had a lower parliamentary activity index than those who did stand for election again. While it would be premature to conclude just on this basis that political parties hand out electoral tickets to candidates based on their performance in Parliament, there does seem to be a relationship between poor performance in the House and not recontesting elections. But when a sitting MP recontests, her parliamentary performance seems to matter very little for the eventual outcome or even just for her vote-share This clearly proves that some of us vote so blindly, that we donrsquot care about our MPrsquos job inside the parliament. Why are we so negligent What prompts us to be so much lackadaisical. Friends, we as Indianrsquos have an immense potential, remember we can conquer the world today and become a super power if we let our democracy function to its fullest potential. So far, post Indira-Rajiv era we have only enjoyed a very fractured mandate, coalition politics and its side-effects were always harmful to this country. After a long period of time a very popular and full majority government has come to power. And instead of seizing this opportunity our representatives are only wasting it, for unnecessary vested reasonrsquos.Lots of critical bills eg.- GST, LAND LAWS, HEALTH BILL etc. have to be passed. They are critical for nations economic growth. As per the Part 5 of Constitution of INDIA, We have a system of government, in which the representatives we elect go and voice our concernrsquos in the Parliament. We have made them all powerful. There are 552 members in Loksabha and 250 in Rajyasabha. How long are we going to keep quite on their misdemeanor. When will we raise our voice against it. We all witness those filthy scenes inside the Parliament, that everyday tamasha, every year. Not a single government has played any role in tackling it. And they possibly donrsquot even wish to. Do you remember the day when there was last a full attendance in house, it was when the proposal for hike in MPrsquos salary was put forward, and mind you that proposal was accepted without any hesitation or disruption. The voice of lsquoAyes39 was deafeninghellipand the Speaker and chairman shouted with a gusto AYES HAVE IThellipAYES HAVE IThellip But, Why donrsquot the AYES HAVE IT when it comes to bills of National Importance So now just like the Corporate Job which asks for results and performance, time has come to ask for performance of our MPrsquos. And for that there must be some stringent laws in place, where we can pull their ears if they donrsquot work. And the best suitable way out is to have a lsquoNO WORK-NO PAYrsquo policy. NO WORK- NO PAY may include 20 point agenda which as follows - 1. Fixed working days for every parliament session. 2 . Fixed working hours everyday for all sessions. 3. Compulsory presence of MPrsquos during the above mentioned working hours. 4. An exception can be carved out in favor of some MPrsquos if they give a valid leave note with proper mention of reason for their absence to the speaker or chairman. 5. If the MPrsquos default on any of the above conditionrsquos, let their salaries and allowancersquos be withdrawn for 3 monthrsquos and if they default for the second time, let their salaries be cut and allowances withdrawn for 6 months and on third default let that MP be debarred and black listed permanently. 6. Let their be a continuous coverage, via media and other publicity platforms about the act of every defaulting MP. 7. Let the ruling party, compulsorily come out with various categories of bills listed for every session, for eg. ndash Very Important, Important and Less Important categories. a VERY IMPORTANT- Bills which are of urgency to be passed so as to ensure quick decision making on part of ruling party. b IMPORTANT- Bills which though not urgent, but are important to be passed as and when possible, but in the same session. c LESS IMPRTANT- Bills which are important but for which some more time can be given. 8. If the MPrsquos default in remaining present for category lsquoArsquo bills, let their salaries be terminated, for 3 months. 9. Debates and Discussionrsquos are epitome of parliamentary functioning, and if we donrsquot allow them, democracy may become defunct, so let their be a healthy discussion on every bill, as decided by the Honorable Speaker. 10. If the debates and discussion result in unnecessary chaos and tribulation, let the speaker have a full power in terminating such memberrsquos for the day or rather till the passage of bill. 11.Let the time taken by the committees of parliament in deciding aspects of lsquoVery Importantrsquo bill be reduced to a fixed number of days, to ensure passage in same session. 12. Let responsibilities be fixed on the ruling government to ensure the Category lsquoArsquo bill is passed in the same session. 13.Let there be only a fixed and very less number of adjournments every day. Once the speaker exceeds the limit, there must not be any further adjournment. 14. Let the MPrsquos be frisked properly for what they are carrying, ban things like placards permanently. 15. Sloganeering and Agitations are part and parcel of democracy, and also a fundamental right under the constitution. We cannot strangle them, so for any party interested in voicing their demands, let there be a place outside parliament where they can congregate and also make it legally compulsory for ruling government to come and accept the petition on their behalf. 17. Let an undertaking be taken or an affidavit type of oath or promise be taken before submitting forms for candidature for election from the candidates, mentioning all above points. 18. Let Right-To-Recall be made compulsory if the MPrsquos default in their jobs, let citizens be given some rights, in which if more than 50 voters in constituency decide to call back their representative by writing to the President Of India, he be recalled. 19. Let some rightrsquos be given to people of constituency to compulsory ask their representatives to vote for a particular bill or ask a particular question. 20. Let the bio-metric attendance of every MP for a particular session be displayed near his name on Parliament39s website. This is just the drop of ocean, out of the massive restructuring needed in our parliamentary functioning. We have to make tremendous changes, and also hold our MPrsquos accountable for each of their misdeeds. India will be celebrating itrsquos 69th anniversary since INDEPENDENCE. 69 years have passed, at 69 it is said our body starts ageing and we potentially are old and take rest. But India, just because of this everyday mess of our politicians has turned out to be a half grown, half paralyzed, half disabled baby. Who made this possible Answer is 39WE THE PEOPLE OF INDIAhellip39 And who can change this Answer is again the same lsquoWE THE PEOPLE OF INDIAhellip..rsquo

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