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61 Bills passed in 11th Manipur Assembly: Report

In between 2017 till August 2021, the Manipur Assembly held 86 sittings. On average, the House sat for 17 days per year.

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New Delhi: A total of 61 Bills were passed in the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly, data showed on Monday.

According to a report issued by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), 61 Bills were passed out of 63 tabled in the Assembly. The percentage stood at 97.

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In between 2017 till August 2021, the Manipur Assembly held 86 sittings. On average, the House sat for 17 days per year.

The highest number of hours contributed for Assembly sittings were 101.39 hours in 2017, which had 23 sittings and the lowest number of hours were 67.49 hours in 2020, where it had 12 sittings, as per the report issued by the election watchdog.

Congress lawmaker Khumukcham Joykisan Singh topped the list among the 60 MLAs with 100 per cent attendance, followed by 99 per cent of ruling BJP legislators N Indrajit and Pukhrem Saratchandra Singh, the data showed.

According to the report, only 29 MLAs had asked a total of 697 questions. Out of these, 116 questions were asked by Khumukcham Joykisan Singh. Highest number of questions were related to General Administration, Public Works, Public Health and Family Welfare and School and Education.

The information was received from the Manipur Assembly Secretariat after RTIs were filed by the ADR and Manipur Election Watch (MEW), the election watchdog said.

Manipur will go to Assembly polls in two phases on February 27 and March 3. The counting of votes will be held on March 10.

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