Lok Sabha today: Mamta Banerjee’s Messanger

Watching Lok Sabha (Parliament) Proceedings. The representative of Trinamool Congress is speaking rather reading from a paper. I do not know the name but he is in green costume. The vocabulary and framing of sentence appear that these were dictated by Mamta Benerjee  Chief Minister of West Bengal. Is it so?

Member of Parliament acting as proxy to her.

Words which are favourite of Mamta Benerjee:

‘Remember” ‘Stop’ ‘Don’t’ ‘State”

each word repeated at least for 50 times.

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Green Chillies Fruit

Chilly image credit & © Sandeep Bhalla

India has a written constitution. According to 7th Schedule of this Constitution, the power to legislate is vested in Union/Central Parliament and State legislature. List 1 specifies the matters in respect of which Union Parliament can legislate. List 2 specifies the matters in respect of which State Parliament can legislate. List 3 is a Concurrent List i.e., the Central and State  both legislatures can legislate the matters specified therein. The constitution has also created a bias in favor of Union Parliament which is reflected by Article 254 which states that if a State Legislation is in conflict with Union Legislation, the latter will prevail.

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