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Communist Party of India (CPI) seeks White Paper on Various Issues Including Rafale Deal

The Communist Party of India on Tuesday demanded that a white paper on various issues including on the Rafale deal, and the matters raised by department heads. Communist Party General Secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy while talking to media said. He added, “Many new issues concerning the deal are frequently coming out.”

“Though allegations are there that the Prime Minister’s Office intervened in a very naked fashion, that it unilaterally took decisions, many wrongs have taken place that Indian money has gone to foreign countries on a large scale. The government is refusing to answer in a proper way even today,” he said while alleging that government is hiding details.

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S Sudhakar Reddy further alleged that “shouts” rather than arguments have increased on the part of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It is nothing but “insulting Parliament” to say in the House that it was a waste of time (to further discuss the issue), he claimed.

“She has no right to make such a comment in Parliament,” he said while pointing guns towards Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Earlier, CPI fired a salvo on Mamata Banerjee and Centre Government over its recent tussle that erupted with CBI vs West Bengal Cops over the questioning of Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar over his alleged role in Saradha Chit Fund Scam.

The CPI General Secretary speaking about the Citizenship Bill demanded that it should be withdrawn and the proposed amendment should be rolled back. be withdrawn and the proposed amendment be rolled back.

The bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, to grant Indian nationality to people belonging to non-muslim minority communities  — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12, even if they don’t possess any proper document.


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