Cong To Take Up Rawat, Ishrat Is­sues

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

New Delhi: TheCon­gresshas­made it clear on the eve of the re­sump­tion of the sec­ond phase of bud­get ses­sion­thatitwill­takeon­theNaren­dra Modi govern­ment on im­po­si­tion of Pres­i­dent’s rule in Ut­tarak­hand and, what it calls “the de­lib­er­ate at­tempt by the Cen­tre to de­rail trial in theIshratJa­han­ca­seinorder­to­pre­vent­the­court­from­sum­mon­ingPM and BJP Pres­i­dent as ac­cused”. The main Op­po­si­tion party has also made it clear that it will not al­low the rul­ing side to side-step dis­cus­sion th­ese is­sues by ar­gu­ing that both mat­ters are sub-ju­dice.

“The un­demo­cratic sack­ing of Ut­tarak­hand govern­ment is a mat­ter of mis­use of Ar­ti­cle 356 and Par­lia­ment is the most cred­i­ble plat­form for us to raise the is­sue and also the larger dan­ger the Modi g ove r n ment is posit­ing to Fed­er­al­ism. Sim­i­larly, we will also de­mand the Cen­tre give a com­mit­ment that it will com­plete the trial in the Ishrat Ja­han case within next six months and the guilty will be taken to task,” Congress’ Ra­jya Sabha deputy leader Anand Sharma said while ad­dress­ing a press con­fer­ence along with Mallikarjun Kharge, Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Shak­tis­inh Go­hil on Sun­day.

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