Not allowing debate in parliament bad for democracy

Not allowing debate in parliament bad for democracy: PM

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attacked the Congress for disrupting Parliament and said not allowing debate was a bad sign for a democratic system.

“I agree there are lot of problems… Whether the blame is on us or others, I leave it to the people to decide,” Modi told TimesNow television in an interview.

Advocating the need for a debate, he said: “The sad part is they are running away from debate. This is a serious issue for a democracy.

“Parliament is there for debate and to express one’s opposition. The responsibility of saving this spirit of Parliament is with all those who support democracy.

“I have personally met and talked to opposition leaders, important people of our government also talk to opposition.”

Modi pointed out it was not the entire opposition which was creating trouble in Parliament and there were also parties that were not with the government but supported it on key issues.

Pointing fingers at the Congress without naming it, Modi said “one party” had “problems” and the party had been in power for 60 years and they knew how the government works.

He said if the Bharatiya Janata Party took to the opposition in “2040”, it cannot behave the way it did in 2009-10.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here