17% MNAs present at the outset of the 14th Sitting

February 25, 2010: Attendance remained low at the 14th sitting of the 19th Session. A total of 56 members were present at the outset of the sitting. The Quorum was lacking through the sitting, but was not pointed out by any of the legislators, reports the Free and Fair Election Network [FAFEN] in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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13th sitting of 19th NA session started 53 minutes late

Construction of water reservoirs by India remains to be a major matter of concern for the legislators during the low attendance 13th sitting of the 19th session. The House debated the issue for an hour and 30 minutes. A total of 58 members were present at the outset, while only 45 members were present at…

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Only 19 MNAs present at the outset of the 12th sitting of NA

Sitting No. 12 of Session No. 19 of the National Assembly held on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Attendance remains to be an important matter of concern during the 12th sitting as well with only 19 legislators present at the start. The sitting started 25 minutes late and most of the agenda on the Orders of…

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Low attendance marks 11th sitting of 19th NA session

Sitting No. 11 of Session No. 19 of the National Assembly held on Monday, February 22, 2010 The eleventh sitting of Nineteenth Session was marked by the low attendance of MNAs. 35 members were present when the sitting started while there were 40 members in the House when the sitting ended. With the exception of…

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Less than 30% MNAs present at 10th Sitting of the 19th Session

Sitting No. 10 of Session No. 19 of the National Assembly held on Friday, February 19, 2010 The tenth sitting of Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly that started at 1042 Hours with only 47 members present lasted for only for an hour and 48 minutes, reports the Free and Fair Election Network [FAFEN] in…

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Low Attendance sitting met for more than three and half hours

The Ninth Sitting of Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly met for 3 Hours and 39 minutes. Although the Quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting, the lack of quorum was not pointed out by any of the legislators. A total of 62 representatives were present at the outset of the sitting and ended with only 53 members present, reports the Free and Fair Election Network.

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Attendance remains low in the Eighth sitting of NA

The Eighth Sitting of Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly met for 3 Hours and 59 minutes. The sitting started with a total of 72 members and ended with 60 legislators present, reports the Free and Fair Election Network [FAFEN] in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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Most agenda unattended as NA meets for two and a half hours

The Seventh Sitting of Nineteenth Session of the National Assembly met for two and a half hours, leaving most of the agenda items on the Orders of the day unaddressed, reports the Free and Fair Election Network [FAFEN] in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings. The following are some key observations of the…

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Low attendance in business-less Sixth Sitting of 19th Session

Sitting No. 6 of Session No. 19 of the National Assembly held on Monday, February 15, 2010 The Sixth Sitting of the Nineteenth Session that was marked with low attendance of the legislators did not dispose of any parliamentary business. The sitting, which started an hour and 17 minutes late, was marred by protest and…

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