Telangana and Food Security bills were landmarks of 15th Lok Sabha: PM

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T-bill-landmark-of-lok-sabhNew Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his last address on the last day of 15th Lok Sabha on Friday said that on certain crucial matters the Lower House has the capacity to rise above partisan politics and find pathways of national reconciliation.

Speaking on the passage of the Telengana Bill, which was approved by Parliament after chaos and heated debates, Singh said that India capable of taking most difficult decisions. “The manner in which Telangana was born is an indication that this country is capable of taking difficult decisions,” the Prime Minister said in Lok Sabha.

Continuing on difficult decision taking in the 15th Lok Sabha, Singh in his address said that the passage of the Food Security Bill is another such example.

The Telangana Bill, which was passed by the Rajya Sabha yesterday to carve out India’s 29th state from Andhra Pradesh, Singh said “We can take pride that this Telangana state, whose quest for being born for the last so many years has seen the light of day.”

The PM said that the Telangana Bill and the Food Security Bill were two landmark bills that were passed in the 15th Lok Sabha.