As per the records available on PRS, Mallya was last seen in the Rajya Sabha on March 1
GN Bureau | March 10, 2016
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is currently absconding from the country for delaying the repayment of Rs 9,000 crores loan taken by now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, can be seen active on micro-blogging site Twitter.
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The supreme court ,on Wednesday, issued notice on a petition by 17 banks to stop him from leaving the country over massive debt owed to them by his grounded Kingfisher airlines. The centre, however, told the court that he had already left last week.
Here is how Mallya, a two time member of Parliament, fared in the Rajya Sabha:
According to PRS Legislative website, on his second term (starting 2010), Mallya has a total attendance of 30 percent against the national average of 78 percent. His attendance during winter session 2015 and monsoon session 2015 was 20 percent and 12 percent, respectively.
Going by PRS records, his attendance during ongoing budget session is 11 percent and was last present in the Rajya Sabha on March 1.
Number of debates he participated: NIL
Number of private member’s bill moved by him: NIL
Number of questions he has asked: 216
(29 starred and 187 unstarred; A starred question is one which gets an oral answer in the house and the member can have supplementary questions. Unstarred questions get a written reply.)
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