Speaker Om Birla requests political parties to avoid interruptions during the address of President, Governor in Parliament and Legislature.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla requested political parties to avoid interruptions during the address of the President and Governor in Parliament and Legislature. He was addressing a press conference after the conclusion of the 84th all India Presiding Officers conference. All India Presiding officers conference has also decided to form a committee to review rules under the 10th Schedule of Constitution.

This schedule deals with anti-defection law. The committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar. Mr. Birla said, this committee will review existing rules and regulations, review recommendations of earlier committee formed under the chairmanship of C. P. Joshi. The Lok Sabha speaker said that, if required, the Narvekar committee will also share its recommendations for amendments and govt. will may act on these amendments, if found suitable.
He informed that the five resolutions have been unanimously passed in the conference. First resolution urges parliament and legislatures to review rules to enable effective functioning of the legislative bodies. Mr. Birla said, this resolution will help to improve discipline and decorum in the proceedings. Second resolution encourages parliament and legislature to take effective steps towards capacity building of Panchayati Raj institutions and Urban local bodies.

Third resolution has recommended legislative bodies to adopt emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence for improving efficiency, transparency, productivity and engagement with citizens. Fourth resolution has been passed to explore ways and means to improve the effectiveness of legislative committees. Under the fifth and Last resolution, the All India Presiding officers have decided to take proactive measures to implement ‘One nation One Legislative Platform’ for resource and experience sharing between legislatures. Mr. Birla said, many legislatures have already completed necessary work towards this direction and it will be completed within this year.