Meanwhile, government described the Monsoon Session of Parliament as "successful" which saw the passage of the landmark Food Security as also the Land Acquisition Bills. 
     
BJP, which had faced criticism of being obstructionist in Parliament and of forcing frequent adjournments in the earlier sessions, claimed it helped in the passage of pro-farmer, pro-poor Bills and social welfare legislations.
    
The party also claimed on issues where the government wanted to pass legislations in a hurry despite objections, it played the role of a "responsible opposition" and ensured the Bills were sent to the Standing Committees.
    
At a joint press conference, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and her Rajya Sabha counterpart Arun Jaitley alleged the government is facing huge anti-incumbency, non-performance, serious allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the economy.
    
UPA had initially decided upon a escapist route by cutting short the size of the Monsoon Session. Its strategy was to merely pass certain key legislations of the government and leave inadequate time on other subjects of public interest, which the opposition wanted to have, they said.
    
BJP claimed the government did not succeed in its intentions as the opposition prevailed and ensured discussions on key issues like state of the economy, the falling Rupee, attack of Pakistan forces on Indian soldiers, Chinese incursions and Uttarakhand tragedy.
    
"Even a reluctant Prime Minister was compelled to make a statement on the state of the economy and face the grilling before Parliament," Jaitley said.
    
BJP also claimed without its support crucial Bills like Food Security, Land Acquisition and Pensions Bill could not have been passed.

Substantive work done, says government
    
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said "substantive work" was done in the month-long session which had also witnessed the passage of a key economic reform legislation, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, which was hanging fire for nearly a decade due to political differences.
    
"We had a successful session and have passed about 16 Bills in Lok Sabha, besides introducing about eight Bills in Rajya Sabha," Nath said a day after Lok Sabha adjourned sine die.
    
Lawmakers in the lower House had rushed through legislative business, clearing four crucial Bills on a single day.
    
The Minister, however, rejected suggestions that there had been a "goof-up" in the Constitution Amendment Bill regarding appointment of judges to Higher Courts.
    
He said that the Constitution (120th Amendment) Bill, 2013, passed by Rajya Sabha, would come to Lok Sabha in the Winter Session of Parliament.
    
The first two weeks of Monsoon Session were marred by frequent disruptions over several issues, including the decision on a separate Telangana state as also the alleged land deals of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, Chinese incursions, killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC and the fuel price hike.
    
The Session also saw the suspension of 12 members from Andhra Pradesh for resorting to "grave disorder".

(Agencies) 

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