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DMK might just reconsider pull-out, says NCP

PTI  New Delhi, March 19, 2013
First Published: 13:51 IST(19/3/2013) | Last Updated: 13:54 IST(19/3/2013)

As DMK pulled out of the government, another UPA constituent NCP cautioned against jumping to any conclusion, noting that M Karunanidhi has stated that he would reconsider his decision if Parliament passes a resolution on Lankan Tamils issue.

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"Let us not jump to any conclusion. DMK has said they would reconsider if Parliament passes a resolution on the Lankan Tamils issue," NCP vice president Praful Patel told reporters in New Delhi.

NCP, led by agriculture minister Sharad Pawar, has nine members in the Lok Sabha.

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday quit the UPA and the Union government expressing dismay on India's stand over Sri Lanka at the United National Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

He said DMK was ready to reconsider its decision if Parliament adopted resolution against Sri Lanka before March 21.


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