NEW DELHI: PM Narendra
on Saturday laudLS ed the outgoing
as he recalled that tenure of the
in past five years witnessed 97% productivity and five-six sessions witnessed over 100% productivity.
“We are moving towards end of 17th Lok Sabha and we resolve that productivity of 100% should be ensured in 18th Lok Sabha,” Modi said.
Praising the Speaker, Modi said, “You (Birla) always had a smile on your face no matter what. You led this House in a balanced and impartial manner. I laud you for it. There were times of anger and accusations but you handled them with patience and ran the House wisely.”
The PM said that in the past five years, “the biggest crisis of the century” was seen, and
made arrangements so that work is not hampered while ensuring dignity of the House.