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It is in Congress' DNA to strangulate democracy: Union Min

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

today hit out at opposition parties especially the for 'stalling' the Parliament, and alleged that they were unable to digest Prime Narendra Modi's rising popularity.

The of State for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare along with state BJP leaders took part in the fast here, as part of party's nationwide protest against the recent washout of the Budget session of Parliament.

Addressing the party workers, Rupala accused the of "not allowing" discussion on any subject including Cauvery issue and Special Category Status to among others in the Parliament.

"They cannot point fingers at the . not even on any single issue. Hence, when faced defeat they resorted to spoiling the game itself," he said.

"With pain I am telling that it is for the first time that the was not allowed to speak as the did not allow him. It is in the DNA of Congress party to strangulate democracy," the minister said.

"If you (Congress) don't allow (others) to speak, it means you don't believe in democracy," he added.

Telangana BJP chief K Laxman and other leaders also spoke on the occasion.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 18:45 IST