Parliament's Monsoon Session meet set for washout

Congress wants Shivraj Singh, Vasundhara Raje and Sushma to quit, Centre says no

New Delhi: The government and the main Opposition Congress on Monday set the stage for a stormy Monsoon Session of Parliament that begins Tuesday by confronting each other over the Vyapam scam and controversies involving former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi and his links with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Though the government held two all-party meetings on Monday, both ended in a deadlock with the Congress remaining steadfast on the point that it would not allow Parliament to function.

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It said unless Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vasundhara Raje and Sushma Swaraj — facing various allegations, resign, Parliament will not be allowed to run.

The Centre rejected the demand for the resignations claiming that no one can dictate terms to it.

( Source : deccan chronicle )
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