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In Parliament, Prabhat Jha of BJP, who hails from MP, extolled the steps taken by Chouhan govt

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The on Tuesday took up a discussion on agrarian distress and farmer suicides. Congress member opened the discussion, followed by of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In his speech, Jha, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, extolled the steps taken by the government that have led to “tremendous growth in productivity” in the state. He also took potshots at Singh, who was the chief minister for nearly a decade until 2003. A couple of Opposition members commented that people in Jha’s party would get upset if he kept praising Chouhan and not mention Gujarat. Samajwadi Party member Ram Gopal Yadav said that listening to Jha made him think as if he was part of a discussion not in but the Assembly.

First Published: Tue, July 25 2017. 22:34 IST