Port Blair, Jan 02: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) lawmaker Supriya Sule has been most active in asking questions in the new Lok Sabha. She is also among the six MPs from Maharashtra who have been in the top 10 in terms of asking questions to the government on the floor of the Lower House.
According to data from PRS Legislative Research, Sule, a three-term Lok Sabha MP from Baramati, asked 167 questions and participated in 75 debates between May and December, 2019. She sought replies from the government on a range of issues — from data privacy to energy to organic waste to public health.
Apart from the six Maharashtra MPs in the top 10, there was one each from Karnataka, Andaman & Nicobar, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. Four lawmakers in the top 10 have come to the Lok Sabha for the first time — Kuldeep Rai Sharma from Andaman & Nicobar (Congress), Amol Ramsingh Kolhe from Shirur (NCP), Sukanta Majumdar from Balurghat (BJP), and Tatkare Sunil Dattatray from Raigad (NCP).