Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s “saffron terror” remarks expected to be the hurdle for Parliament’s budget session beginning on Thursday as BJP threatened to disrupt it.
Accusing Shinde for commenting such statement linking the BJP and RSS with terrorism, just to divide the nation for vote bank politics, BJP has staged protest with a mass of supporters at Jantar Mantar in the heart of the capital.
BJP President Rajnath Singh along with Arun Jaitley, M Venkaiah Naidu and Ananth Kumar who have participated in the protest and detained by Police, sources said.
BJP warned if Shinde not to apologize for his remark, the party will not let him do politics and would not allow Parliament to go with smooth functioning.
BJP has said that it will raise the Rs. 3600 AgustaWestland Chopper scam in Parliament to debate over the kickbacks involved VVIP Deal for supply of 12 helicopters to India in 2010.
In the wake to end his Hindu terror remark row, Shinde is likely to talk to senior party leader Sushma Swaraj, the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament’s Budget Session tomorrow, reports said.
Meanwhile, UPA has put all efforts to ensure Parliament’s Budget Session functioning, even Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has also called all-party meet today.
Appealing to run Parliament Session smoothly, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, “It is my sincere hope that all political parties will join hands to find productive, constructive solutions to the formidable challenges facing our nation.”