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Winter session ends as one of least productive ones

Both treasury and opposition benches traded charges on each other for continuous disruption.

We will continue to oppose the government's anti-people policies and initiatives in the days to come too, warned TMC's Sudip Bandyopadhyaya.

According to the statistics released by the Rajya Sabha secretariat, the House sat only for a little more than 22 hours.

The leaders said they were elected representatives of the country and had every right to speak in Parliament and it was "unconstitutional" not to allow them to speak in both Houses.

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December 16 (ANI): As the month-long Winter Session appears to be headed for a virtual washout, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday lambasted the government for not having a clear and positive approach in the Parliament.

"Both Houses of Parliament saw repeated disruptions on the issue of demonetisation. The session failed mainly because of the Congress and their disjointed leadership in the two houses", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told the media.

Opposition leaders said they will meet the President at 12.30 PM, and before that they will assemble near the Gandhi statue in Parliament. "Be it inside Parliament or outside or in the Speaker's chamber, we kept persuading them", he added.

The Winter Session, 2016 of the Parliament concluded on Friday.

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Rajya Sabha went through an incomplete debate on demonetisation the first day of the session before a deadlock set in over the demand for the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the entire discussion.

He was heard remarking that even today, talks should be held with the opposition, especially Congress, on ensuring a smooth debate tomorrow.

Numerically, Lok Sabha could boast of having passed more bills, but these other bills were urgent financial matters, which included that Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, the Supplementary Demands for Grants (General), the Demands for Excess Grants (General) and Appropriation Bills.

In terms of answering questions the report said, "As a result of repeated disruptions, only two of the 330 listed questions in Rajya Sabha could be answered orally".

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In the lower house, 10 bills were introduced. Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge was seen telling a Lok Sabha official that the way the House was adjourned gave only the version of the government and the Opposition was left high and dry. Their strategy with regards to demonetisation in Lok Sabha and in Rajya Sabha did not sync at all.

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