New Delhi: What is common to cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, filmstars Govinda, Vinod Khanna, Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Jaya Prada, wrestler Dara Singh, industrialists Vijay Mallya and Rahul Bajaj, director Shyam Benegal and economist Bimal Jalan?
When didi praised the Left Front!
They are all celebrities, all achievers in their respective fields, but singularly unimpressive as members of India's two houses of parliament. The Citizens' Report on Governance and Development 2008-09 by civil society organisation National Social Watch (NSW) has given the 12 MPs a definite thumbs down and detailed their lack of interest in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha proceedings.
Image: Film actress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Hema Malini arrives to cast her vote in the Indian Vice-President election at Parliament in New Delhi.Text: IANS