New Delhi, April 12, 2017: Opposition parties led by Congress today met President Pranab Mukherjee seeking his urgent intervention “to protect constitutional democracy and fundamental rights” of citizens.
Speaking to media after the meeting, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said: “An environment of fear and insecurity is prevailing in the country and voices of dissent are being muzzled passage of money bill in Parliament. Key bills are being disguised as money bill to bypass and undermine the constitutional position of Rajya Sabha.”
He further added that the recent allegations of EVM tampering during state polls have raised serious questions on electoral process.
The delegation of opposition parties was led by former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.