PM chairs all-party meet ahead of 2016 Budget session

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a meeting with senior leaders of major political parties, in order to reach out to opposition.

The issues raised in meeting like Jawaharlal Nehru University row, President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh and January 2 terror attack on Pathankot airbase.

A report by media said, JNU controversy and sedition charge over student union president Kanhaiya Kumar was raised by Opposition leaders with PM Modi during the all-party meet.

It is said that by holding a meeting with Opposition leaders, PM Modi is aiming to seek a smooth functioning of the Budget session. This is the first such meeting between PM Modi and Opposition leaders since the BJP-led NDA stormed to power in May 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and several other opposing senior leaders have accused PM Modi of not taking Opposition into confidence.

Wefornews Bureau

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