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All ayes: Nitin Gadkari crosses political divide to be favourite of all MPs

O'Brien, chairperson of the committee, criticised most other ministries but singled out Gadkari for praise

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Nitin Gadkari. Photo: PTI

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Everyone’s favourite
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari (pictured) is suddenly the favourite politician of not just several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of Parliament but also those in the Opposition. On Thursday, Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha leader Derek O’Brien briefed the press on the reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Aviation, Culture, Tourism, Road Transport and Shipping. O’Brien, chairperson of the committee, criticised most other ministries but singled out Gadkari for praise. He also noted that the ministry officials had come armed with the relevant data when they appeared before the parliamentary panel, unlike representatives

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First Published: Dec 27 2018 | 9:03 PM IST

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