The Kochi Post brings to our readers data regarding the performance of Members of Parliament from our State in the Lok Sabha for the period from 1st June 2014 to 11th May 2016. The MPs have been assessed on parameters like; attendance percentage, number of debates participated, questions asked in the House and number of Private Bills presented. Except for the attendance parameter, the state average is higher than the national average.
The national average for attendance is 82% and the state average is 77%. The national average for debate participation is 34.8 and the state average is almost double at 67.5. Similarly, the national average for questions asked is 135 and the state average is much higher at 217. Again, the national average for private bills presented is 1.1 and the state average is higher at 2.2.