Course: Gain an understanding of Parliamentary Processes and Instruments Lesson: Position of the Rajya Sabha Presented by Bhavin Sangoi
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Issues . Members of the Rajya Sabha are elected indirectly Opposition parties use the Rajya Sabha as a hurdle to dominate elected government . Members of the Rajya Sabha are required to represent the interest of the states, but in reality they represent the interest of the party Joint session of Parliament isn't very effective
Continued Declaring every Bill as money Bill is fraud with Constitution Constitutional amendments such as GST Bill can't be passed by declaring Money Bill Big states have more seats in the Raiya Sabha . Big states have more seats in the Rajya Sabha
U. S Senate Originally, the US Senate was also indirectly elected from state legislatures, just like the Rajya Sabha today. But in 1913, the constitution was amended to make Senators directly elected by the public of each state
House of lords In U. K,power of Hof l ced and now it can . In U. K, power of House of lords were reduced and now it carn delay the non Money Bill only for two Parliamentary session or one year. A further restriction is a constitutional convention known as the Salisbury Convention, which means that the House of Lords does not oppose legislation promised in the ruling party's election manifesto
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.