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Tharoor slams Sumitra Mahajan over cancellations of Doklam standoff meet

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Friday lashed out at over the cancellations of a meeting, headed by him.

asked Tharoor to cancel the on External Affairs, which was to evaluate the four key witnesses on the Doklam military build-up by

"has rights under rules. But some members are concerned that other committees' meetings are at the same time and only ours is cancelled. I have written to her and I want it to be confidential," miffed Tharoor told ANI.

The meeting, which was to be organised for February 9 was expected to examine a former army chief, a former and a former ambassador, besides a cyber expert.

Explaining the reason behind the cancelation of the meeting, Mahajan, said, "Many members raised concern as the meeting was called on a very short notice. The Budget Arun Jaitley's statement scheduled for the day (February 8) are among other reasons behind the cancellation of the meeting.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 00:50 IST