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Mock parliament

The president leads the Indian parliament or legislature. The term of the Rajya Sabha lasts 6 years, while the term of the Lok Sabha is 5 years, of which a third of its representatives retire every two years, and many of them are replaced by newly elected members. It is possible to dissolve the Lok Sabha. The Indian parliament, or legislature, is divided into two chambers, the upper and lower chambers or bicameral called the Rajya Sabha and actually the Lok Sabha, respectively. The lower assembly is also known as the Lok Sabha, and the upper house is known as the Rajya Sabha.

India's parliament, which is a people's parliamentary system of government, is the country's highest legislative body. The Rajya Sabha, or State Assembly, is the first house, and the Lok Sabha, or People's Assembly, is known as the two houses that make up the Indian Parliament. The lower house is known as the Lok Sabha, while the upper house is known as the Rajya Sabha. Representatives are chosen by the Indian people or appointed by the Indian President in the Parliament of India.

The mock parliament session was held at Gajira Vidyapavan Sachin in which students from grades VII to XI participated and acted as members of parliament. They discussed and debated various issues of national and international importance.

They have shown how members of parliament debate issues, distribute and pass or reject bills by casting votes and other functional aspects of both houses of parliament.

The purpose of holding this session was to replicate the structure and working procedures adopted in the Indian Parliament. In addition, the session aimed also at strengthening and consolidating the roots of democracy and instilling the value of discipline in students, adding that the session made it easier for students to understand the working methods of democracy.

About 35 students participated and role-played in a typical Lok Sabha setting.

The session began with the taking of oaths by new members followed by the introduction of new members by the Prime Minister, which led to the hour of questions, the submission of parliamentary committee reports, drawing attention, breach of privilege, introduction, consideration and passing. of bills.

During the question hour, many pressing issues of public importance were brought up and discussed such as the recent and ongoing hike in petrol prices, new farm laws, education during the coronavirus crisis, and the Uniform Education Bill to name a few.

The mock student parliament presented the ruling and opposition points of view. They have given their decisive ability in inquiry and expression to the Parliament of India. The session concluded with the students gaining a comprehensive understanding of politics and the work of parliaments. Our President Mr. Nitin Patel also gave a warm speech on the mock parliament.

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