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Led by Sonia Gandhi, opposition MPs hold protests over Rafale deal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

On the last day of the Monsoon Session, opposition launched a protest against the BJP-led NDA government today demanding answers from it over the alleged scam in fighter jet deal with

UPA and former led a protest over the issue in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statute in

Opposition MPs, including Raj Babbar, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Ambika Soni, CPI's D Raja, among others held protest outside Parliament, holding placards and raising slogans demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the issue.

members yesterday had created uproarious scenes in the demanding a probe into the deal by a JPC, forcing an adjournment of the proceedings. They were heard demanding a JPC probe into the deal and a reply from

As the government prepares to table the much-debated Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha today, Gandhi, when asked about the issue, told reporters, "Our party's position is absolutely clear on this, I will not say anything further on this.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 12:10 IST