Rahul should get chance to speak in parliament: Farooq Abdullah

Jaipur, India, March 19 (KMS): Amid the Government-Opposition standoff in Parliament over Rahul Gandhi’s remarks in London, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah said that the Congress leader should be given an opportunity to speak in the Parliament.

Farooq Abdullah at a conference in Jaipur said if Rahul Gandhi has said something wrong, then he should get a chance to speak in Parliament. Democracy is about letting people speak, he stressed.

The first week of the budget session’s second half was disrupted following protests by both the treasury and the opposition. While the ruling BJP-led alliance has demanded an apology from Rahul Gandhi over his remarks in London, the Opposition has been demanding a JPC probe into the Adani issue.

Farooq Abdullah said Parliament is for discussing the issues of the people. “We cannot topple the government, but we can raise the issue and seek answers from the government, and some solution can be found,” he said at the conference of Muslim leaders where Congress leader Salman Khurshid and party MLAs Rafeek Khan and Amin Kagzi were on the dais.

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