No withdrawal of support to UPA: SP
"Not now", quipped Amar Singh when asked whether the SP was considering reviewing its support to the UPA Govt.india Updated: Jan 12, 2006 14:31 IST
Samajwadi Party on Thursday denied it was considering withdrawal of support to the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre in the wake of the phone-tapping controversy.
"Not now", quipped party general secretary Amar Singh when asked whether the SP which has 38 MPs was considering reviewing its support to the UPA government.
Samajwadi Party is supporting the Congress-led coalition from outside and had submitted a letter of support to President APJ Abdul Kalam, instead of Sonia Gandhi, who was elected chairman of the UPA coalition.
Singh's remarks came soon after he met Ajit Singh, chief of Rashtritya Lok Dal and a coalition partner in the Mulayam Singh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh.
Singh told reporters his meeting with the RLD chief was part of his campaign to apprise non-Congress leaders about the phone tapping of opposition leaders.