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Govt to reply in Parliament over display of LeT flag

Under fire from BJP on raising of anti-India slogans and display of LeT flags at a public meeting in Srinagar, Shivraj Patil says Govt will reply in Parliament.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2007 19:50 IST


Under fire from the opposition BJP on raising of anti-India slogans and display of Lashkar-e-Toiba's flags at a public meeting in Srinagar, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Sunday said the government will reply on the issue in Parliament.

"The government would respond to the issue in Parliament during the ongoing session," he said in reply to a volley of questions seeking the Centre's stand on the issue.

Patil hinted at the government's displeasure over the incident by saying, "who can support the incident?"

The Union Home Minister, however, maintained that the terrorist and subversive activities in the strife-torn Jammu and Kashmir has come down due to a series of measures taken by the Centre and state governments for the economic development of the state.

Apart from sanction of Rs 26,000 crore package for economic development, several rounds of round-table conferences have been convened by the Centre with the representatives of various political parties for ushering in peace and tranquility in the state, the results of which have been showing at the ground level.

First Published: Apr 29, 2007 19:46 IST