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BJP walkout in LS over Shunglu report on CWG irregularities

New Delhi(PTI): Opposition BJP today demanded immediate tabling of the report of Shunglu Committee that probed alleged irregularities in the conduct of Commonwealth Games and walked out from the Lok Sabha protesting the government’s response.

Raising the matter as soon as the House met for the day, senior BJP leader L K Advani said there have been media reports that the Shunglu Committee had submitted its report to the government.

The government should table the report in Parliament today itself and if possible, have a discussion on it, he said.

Advani said at the beginning of the session three issues related to corruption were raised — 2G spectrum allocation, conduct of Commonwealth Games and the Adarsh Housing scam.

Since the talk of corruption began with the conduct of Commonwealth Games, the Shunglu Committee report should be tabled in Parliament without delay, he said.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said the Shunglu Committee was set up by the government through an Executive Order and its report was yet to be looked into by the government.

“I will convey to the government through the minister concerned and convey the feelings of the House. If any action has to be taken in the matter it would be taken,” Bansal said.

Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj expressed dissatisfaction with Bansal’s response saying it was the government’s stock reply to the opposition on every matter.

Action, if required, will be taken is the government’s reply to every demand of the Opposition, she said before leading the BJP walkout.

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  1. Stalled PM is responsible for LS walkouts. Just before a month he was on promising business to take strict action against the Looters of CWG. Was that just to buy time? Now, when the report is out why does he let repeat the same? Ignore and Avoid till Parliament is halt by Opposition. NOTES for VOTES criminal investigation report is not ready from last 3 yrs, Shunglu Report is not on table. Doesn’t it proves that all this attempt is for Cover-up? or like Kapil Sibal on 2g, Sheila Dixit is also getting ready to bring out ZERO LOSS theory on CWG?

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