The Indian Parliament is a multi-functionary organisation which is the nucleus of the republic. The responsibility of MPs is also multi functional. The MPLAD scheme had enabled the MPs to play a leadership role in the developmental process of its constituency and sort out its day-to-day problems. The article criticises the government’s decision to suspend the MPLAD fund for two years and how it is going to effect the development process in the country especially the marginalized section of the society. This news is related to the topic,Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes of GS 2. This news is important for both mains and prelims.