New Delhi. In a major decision taken in a secret meeting attended by all political parties, it was decided that the Parliament of India will have two more houses – apart from the existing Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha – where candidates finishing second and third in ongoing general elections will be accommodated.
“After all, they have won so many votes of people. They have a right to become honorable MPs,” a leader justified the decision.
“It sucks when you have to go through all the security checks at airports and stand in queue at various places, just because you got a few thousands vote less,” he explained the rationale.
The proposal is believed to have received strong support from AAP and Congress although BJP has not spelt out its clear strategy on the issue. Regional parties see this as a golden opportunity to get a house in the posh Lutyen’s Delhi area, something which has been a dream for them.
“We are hoping that we can bring a leadership revolution in the country. If this idea succeeds, we will want the same to be implemented for state legislatures, right down to the gram panchayats. Imagine, how many political leaders we will have!” said a newly formed leader.
According to the proposal, each candidate who gets the second highest votes will be made a member of the new “Vote Sabha”, while the one who stands third will be made a member of the “Note Sabha”.
“These names are basically to underline the importance of various elements in our electoral process,” a member of the “Parliament Reorganization Committee” told Faking News.
The members to these new houses won’t have voting rights, but they will be able to discuss bills and raise questions in the parliament. They will also be encouraged to shout and walk-out to feel like real MPs.
But most importantly, they will be entitled to privileges and perks just like MPs. However, there is a catch; the people of the constituency, from where they have been ‘elected’, will be directly responsible for meeting their expenses.
“A new tax will be imposed and people will be asked to pay monthly, just like they pay other rents, to feed their MPs,” revealed the member of the committee, “This will help people realize how much money is wasted in parliament, and maybe one day they will ask for a better organized parliament.”