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Oppn demands PM's apology, ready for debate in LS if comes with voting

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The meeting of various opposition parties on the premises on Friday concluded, with opposition leaders demanding Prime Minister Modi's apology in the

The opposition leaders, however, said they were ready for a discussion on the issue in the Lok Sabha, but that must followed by a voting.

Bedlam in both Houses of continued even on Thursday with the Opposition demanding Prime Minister Modi's presence in the - a pre-condition to hold debate on the issue.

Opposition MPs, especially the Congress, sought an apology referring to the Prime Minister's recent remarks defending the They alleged that Prime Minister has remarked that the opposition parties support hoarders, which was protested by members, who stood up and protested against the opposition's contention of apology.

Meanwhile, accusing the Party of stalling the proceedings in for 16 days, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Friday appealed to the and other opposition parties to rise above politics and get ready for a discussion in the House as the government is ready to answer their question.

"I, once again, appeal to the and other opposition parties to rise above politics and get ready for a discussion in the House as we are ready to answer. The Prime Minister will also intervene and answer. And, at the end, the Finance Minister will also give reply in both Houses," Ananth Kumar told ANI.

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 11:24 IST
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