15th Lok Sabha passed landmark bills: Sushma Swaraj
Posted on Feb 21 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 : Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Friday said the 15th Lok Sabha may have had many disruptions but it passed some of the landmark bills.
Addressing the house on the last sitting of 15th Lok Sabha, Swaraj wished luck to all the members in the parliamentary elections, saying they were opponents not enemy.
"The opposition is based on issues. We criticise them, but the sharpest of criticisms do not come in the way of personal relations... Advani ji always advised me to behave according to the dignity of the house," the leader of opposition said.
"We are taking with us sweet and sour memories. When history will be written, it will be recorded... that the 15th Lok Sabha saw the highest number of obstructions, but on other side it passed some of the most awaited bills," Sushma Swaraj said.
"The nation awaited for Lokpal (bill) for 40 years, I feel proud that this Lok Sabha passed the Lokpal bill. People were waiting for Telangana bill for years..." she said naming some of the bills.
Friday was the last day of the last session of 15th Lok Sabha.