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We tell you what our elected representatives actually do in Parliament!
In this episode of Consti-tuition, Meghnad talks about which tools Members of Parliament use to participate in Parliament. The Speakers in Parliament have to be clever while putting their observations and opinions forward, all with the aim of getting the attention of the Government and their voters.
Catch new episodes of this series every Friday at 7 pm as we go on a journey to understand the Great Indian Democracy. Oh and don’t forget to do your homework!
(Episode mention: Check out Shivam Singh’s article on gaming the parliamentary questions: http://www.huffingtonpost.in/shivam-singh/is-parliaments-questions-_b_9458614.html)
Homework for this week!
1) Find a speech given in Parliament that you like and share it with everyone using #SpeechILike. It doesn’t have to be a speech from the current Lok Sabha and can be from the past as well.
2) Check out the “Must Watch speeches in Parliament” playlist we’ve created. We will keeping adding to this playlist based on suggestions from #SpeechILike: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoCe3YxZTxRRAoNSH5eJszo1S4COp7xq6
3) Recommended Watch – Samvidhan series (Directed by Shyam Benegal, Produced by Rajya Sabha TV): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVOgwA_DiGzoFR3j1mSGn5Z_OQLxgodQi
Join us for a Homework Review on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7 pm on Newslaundry’s Facebook page where we go live to read out your responses, discuss some speeches which you recommend and hear from our special guest on what she thinks about participation in Parliament.