By Taiabur Rahman

Parliaments or legislatures are the keystone of democratic governance and they're serious in securing executive responsibility. This booklet provides a comparative research of the function of parliamentary committees in securing govt responsibility within the 3 greatest and most crucial functioning democracies in South Asia: Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.


The writer compares the nascent democracy of Bangladesh with the solid and colourful democratic method of India considering its independence from the British in 1947 and Sri Lanka's longstanding and proven democracy. He argues that during every one kingdom, parliament has been in a position to live to tell the tale and practice the most important parliamentary initiatives of illustration, laws, oversight of the administrative, clash solution and regime upkeep; concluding that parliamentary committees in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka don't practice as effectively as their opposite numbers within the Western global in controlling the govt and keeping it to account; notwithstanding, their function in securing executive responsibility isn't really beside the point.


Parliamentary regulate and executive responsibility in South Asia might be an invaluable reference for learning 3rd international parliaments in particular.

Show description

Read Online or Download Parliamentary Control and Government Accountability in South Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka (Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies) PDF

Similar government books

A Union of Diversity: Language, Identity and Polity-Building in Europe (Themes in European Governance)

The ecu Union's motto 'United in range' contrasts with the cultural standardization entailed within the formation of realms and the forging of political identities in Europe. So what does being 'united in variety' suggest? targeting language politics and regulations, this publication deals a radical overview of the results of cultural and linguistic variety for the method of making a eu polity.

Timothy Matlack, Scribe of the Declaration of Independence

On July four, 1776, the assertion of Independence used to be learn aloud to a crowd amassed open air the Pennsylvania nation condo. It was once engrossed on vellum later within the month, and delegates started signing the finely penned rfile in early August. the fellow who learn the announcement and later embossed it—the guy with maybe the main well-known penmanship in American history—was Timothy Matlack, a Philadelphia beer bottler who strongly believed within the American reason.

Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950 (Crosscurrents in African American History)

This choice of 12 new essays will inform the tale of ways the sluggish transformation of commercial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black existence and tradition within the urban among 1900 and 1950, and it'll make clear the advance of these forces that wreaked havoc within the lives of African americans within the succeeding epoch.

A Washington Tragedy: Bill & Hillary Clinton and the Suicide of Vincent Foster

From the advent to the 2015 2d variation of A Washington Tragedy: invoice & Hillary Clinton and the Suicide of Vincent Foster:The Foster case might end up to be an eye-opening, life-altering event for me. via my broad study, I accumulated transparent facts cheating, money-grubbing cabal of disingenuous Clinton-haters—who shared info, lined up each one other's errors, outright fabricated proof, and obtained their investment from an identical source—had conspired to painting Foster's premature suicide as a homicide in a cynical attempt to undermine the authority and the authenticity of the Clinton White condo.

Additional info for Parliamentary Control and Government Accountability in South Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka (Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 42 votes