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Sonia slams 'arrogant' Modi govt for 'sabotaging' Parliament winter session

According to sources, the government is considering a truncated Winter session of around 10 days starting from the second week of December

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Photo: PTI
Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Photo: PTI

Congress president on Monday launched an all-out attack on the government, accusing it of sabotaging the on filmy grounds. 

Addressing the meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), she also accused the government of being "ill-prepared" to implement the goods and services tax (GST), which she described as a "flawed" tax regime.

The Congress president also hit out at the government over demonetisation, saying the move left millions of people "suffering".

"The Modi-government in its arrogance has cast a dark shadow on India' Parliamentary democracy by sabotaging the on flimsy grounds," she told the party's highest decision-making body.


The traditionally convenes from the third week of November and lasts until the third week of December.

According to sources, the government is considering a truncated Winter session of around 10 days starting from the second week of December. 

The Congress president also charged the government with "forcefully" trying to change the history of modern India by "erasing contributions" made by former prime ministers and  

First Published: Mon, November 20 2017. 13:42 IST
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