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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

Bihar House verdict: NDA to meet Kalam on Jan 25

NDA leaders will urge Prez to dismiss Prime Minister and Bihar Governor in the wake of the SC verdict on Bihar House dissolution.

india Updated: Jan 24, 2006 22:11 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Stepping up their offensive, NDA leaders will meet President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday.

They will urge him to dismiss Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bihar Governor Buta Singh in the wake of the Supreme Court judgement on the dissolution of Bihar Assembly.

Leader of the Opposition LK Advani, NDA Convener George Fernandes and senior BJP leaders Arun Jaitley and VK Malhotra would be among the alliance leaders calling on the President on Wednesday afternoon, party sources said.

Earlier in the day, Advani had charged the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with "misleading" the President on the state assembly dissolution and demanded his resignation along with that of the Governor.

In his reaction, Fernandes, who is also President of JD (U), had said "for the Government to say they were taken for a ride by the Governor is an acknowledgement of having lost its right to rule the country."

First Published: Jan 24, 2006 22:11 IST

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