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Updated: November 22, 2013 01:03 IST

In letter to Speaker, DMK assails 2G report

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Holding the JPC report on 2G scam as “incomplete”, DMK leader and panel member T.R. Baalu has asked Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to return it to the Chairman and direct him to re-submit it after including former Telecom Minister A. Raja’s written statement as part of his dissent note. File photo
PTI Holding the JPC report on 2G scam as “incomplete”, DMK leader and panel member T.R. Baalu has asked Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to return it to the Chairman and direct him to re-submit it after including former Telecom Minister A. Raja’s written statement as part of his dissent note. File photo

Alleging that the Joint Parliamentary Committee report on spectrum allocation was “more political than parliamentarian,” the DMK on Thursday urged Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to direct JPC Chairman P.C. Chacko to resubmit it after including the former Telecom Minister, A. Raja’s statement.

The party’s T.R. Baalu, who was a member of the JPC, in his letter to Ms. Kumar accused the Chairman of playing a “partisan and political role.”

Mr. Baalu expressed shock that the final report did not include his full note of dissent, which contained Mr. Raja’s full statement as well. Also, the DMK MP said, the JPC Chairman breached his assurance to Mr. Raja that his submissions would be made part of the final report.

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Jpc report seems to be totally political. It does not matter wether Mr. Raja guilty or not.The
speaker after getting elected should be fair to all. The report needs to returned. Let the
courts decide the matter.

from:  Narayanan.R
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013 at 17:57 IST

Raja time and again says that he had taken all decisions with the full
knowledge of PM ! He also says that PM retained him as Minister in spite
of allegations against him [ Raja ]. Hence to give a fair chance of the
alleged accused ,Raja's statement should be included in JPC . What is
the wrong if PM and FM are to be called before JPC to present their
point of view !Why the report is submitted in haste ???

from:  Prof R Krishnamurthy
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013 at 17:51 IST
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