The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has hinted to some opposition leaders that the situation on the Indo-China border could be considered in a close-door meeting. I tell you that in the monsoon session of Parliament it has been learned that seeking full public discussion on sensitive issues will be avoided.
However, no final decision has been taken at such a meeting yet. At this meeting, the government can inform the opposition parties about the military stalemate in the real control (LAC). Officials involved in the discussion. However, the government has not yet reached out to all opposition parties. An official said this information.
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According to the proposal, the government does not want to discuss the issue in Parliament. In an effort to normalize the situation, the defense ministry may brief the leaders of various parties in a closed-door meeting. At this point, they will also try to answer their questions.
A senior NDA leader, speaking on condition of anonymity, said, “A senior minister called me and told me that the government was considering a short meeting if the leaders of the various parties agreed.” Either proposal has not yet been decided. This needs to be discussed. “
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In the Lok Sabha, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury questioned the effectiveness of this national meeting. He said: “If newspapers can discuss, the public can discuss, and everyone can discuss, why can’t the Indian Parliament discuss such a situation?”
On Tuesday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on the situation on the Indo-China border, but no explanation was given to the opposition leaders. Outraged Congress leaders, including Chowdhury Chowdhury and Shashi Tharoor, protested in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament complex.
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Chowdhury reminded the Chowdhury government that in 1962, when the Leader of the Opposition Atal Bihari Vajpayee demanded a debate on the Sino-Indian war, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru agreed to a debate for two days. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralad Joshi was quick to point out that the 1962 debate took place after the end of the war, when neither side was trying to resolve it.
Other leaders, including Biju Janata Dal’s Pinaki Mishra and Trinamool Congress’ Kalyan Bandyopadhyay, did not support Chowdhury. Pinaki agreed with the coalition government that divisive debate should be avoided.