New Delhi :
Around 69-per-cent respondents in an online survey conducted by a community social media platform wished for a debate on the independence of bodies like the Election Commission and Chief Vigilance Commission(CVC) in the Winter Session of the Parliament commencing.
The survey conducted by ”LocalCircles” was attended by more than 28,000 respondents, said a statement of the social media platform. In the survey, 85 per cent participants felt that it is critical for the Parliament to effectively function in the upcoming Winter Session.
“Sixty nine percent participants wanted that Parliament should debate maintaining independence of institutions like Election Commission, Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), Chief Vigilance Commissioner(CVC) and Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG),” it said.
The survey also questioned the participants to identify five critical Bills for the upcoming Winter Session. Majority of the respondents listed the instant triple talaq bill (85 per cent), Motor Vehicle (amendment) Bill (83 per cent), Consumer Protection Bill (81 per cent), Women’s Protection Bill (68 per cent), and Personal Laws (amendment) Bill (68 percent)- as critical legislations for the Parliament session. The respondents spread over 235 districts of the country, included 28-per-cent females, it added.