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Swamy urges Prez to summon Sitharaman over FIR against Army

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today took his campaign against registration of an FIR against personnel by the Police to Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to summon Nirmala Sitharaman and seek an explanation.

He accused Sitharaman of giving an unauthorised clearance to the for registration of case.

"I have asked the to summon her...,and ask for her explanation," he said after meeting the

The police had registered an FIR against the over the death of two civilians in firing by soldiers after a stone-peltig mob targeted an convoy in Shopian.

Swamy said the FIR is a "blot" on governance and weakens India's stand around the world.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 23:45 IST