Monsoon Session: Congress to raise China, Kashmir, mob lynching in Parliament

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New Delhi, July 16:  Ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session starting on Monday, the Congress today said it would raise sensitive issues such as an ongoing border stand-off with China, the unrest in the Kashmir valley and mob lynching incidents in the name of cow.

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the situation Sikkim standoff is very tense and he also blamed China for border tension.

“This situation has been created by China. It is a matter of country’s security and we will raise it in Parliament,” Azad told media after an all-party meeting called by the centre at Parliament Library building.

Azad said security situation was at its “worst” in Kashmir where the government has closed all the doors for talks to end the contemporary lokjam.

“All the roads for talks have been closed by the government. Even ventilator is not open. There is political suffocation in Kashmir,” the Congress leader said.

“We will also raise other issues related to mob lynching, agrarian crisis in view of farmer suicides.”

Senior Congress leader also said our party was not in favour of halting the proceedings of the house but asked the government to come forward and allow the issues for discussion.

Wefornews Bureau

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