|The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on May 22. Several issues related to national importance including civil aviation,
faulty government policies, food grain storage crises, exploitation of
river Ganga and Himalaya and reservation for SC/ST in promotions during
service were discussed other than the Railway and General Budgets. Only 14% of the budget session time was spent on legislation in Lok Sabha and 16% in Rajya Sabha. 17 legislative Bills were introduced and 12 Bills were passed during the session. Several hours were lost due to interruptions on the issues of non-availability of bags for crop storage, Telangana, Aircel-Maxis deal, Bofors and Naxalism. Lok Sabha worked for 89% of the scheduled hours and Rajya Sabha for 94%.