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Cong tries to rake up Goa, Manipur issue in LS

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

leader Mallikarjun Kharge today attempted to raise in the the issue of forming in and Manipur, leading to sharp exchanges between the opposition and the ruling side.

Kharge sought to raise the issue of and while initiating the discussion on the Demand for Grants for Home Ministry for 2017-18.

Governor Mridula Sinha had invited to form the after the recent assemble elections although had emerged as the single largest party with 17 members in the 40-member House.

Kharge voiced objections to the way the governments were formed.

However, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the conduct of a Governor cannot be discussed in the House at all.

Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, who was in the Chair, then gave a ruling that "conduct of Governor can not be discussed" and there is a process to discuss that.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 20:48 IST