The assistance an MP used to get on Bills was laughable

The assistance an MP used to get on Bills was laughable: M R Madhavan

M R Madhavan left a finance and investment banking career to set up PRS Legislative Research that looks at governance and the functioning of parliamentary institutions.

M R Madhavan left a finance and investment banking career to set up PRS Legislative Research that looks at governance and the functioning of parliamentary institutions. Currently its president, he tells Anjuli Bhargava where he sees governance heading and what still needs to happen. Excerpts from an interview: Most people in India today have no faith in the MPs and question their ability to deliver on almost any front in India.

But you say your experience has been different. Please elaborate. There are many misconceptions that our MPs grapple with.