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Media reports claim delay in parl session; Tughlaqi decision,

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today latched on to media reports, speculating a delay in the winter session of in view of the upcoming Assembly polls, to attack the BJP-led central for its "Tughlaqi adhocism".

The party also exuded confidence that the poll would throw up "surprising results" in its favour in Gujarat, which is being ruled by the for over two decades.

"Are you having polls in for the first time? Why has the suddenly become so paramount for the This is absolutely Tughlaqi adhocism," spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi told reporters here.

Stating that issues of national importance were debated during a session, Singhvi sought to know who would benefit if it was delayed.

As if answering his own question, he wondered if it was president Amit Shah's son Jay or National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval's son Shaurya who was going to benefit if the session was delayed as the Opposition was expected to raise the issues concerning them in

Jay and Shaurya have been under attack from the opposition party over reports of alleged irregularities.

"Issues of national importance are going to be debated in the session. (Delaying a session) helps those who do not want a debate," he said.

The leader also wondered what kind of a "new model" it was where Parliament sessions were delayed and expressed concern that the "model" might set a precedent that Parliament sessions could be delayed in view of an in any state.

To a question related to pre-poll surveys being conducted ahead of the Gujarat election, Singhvi said his party's "internal survey" had indicated at "surprising results".

He, however, refused to specify numbers.

Singhvi claimed that there was a big resentment among the people of Gujarat which would work in the Congress' favour.

The 182-member Gujarat Assembly will go to the polls in two phases -- on December 9 and 14. The will be declared on December 18.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 20:57 IST