Congress to raise CAA, NRC ‘aggressively’ in budget session
Congress is all set to raise the issues of CAA, NPR and NRC in parliament as the budget session begins on 31st January
Congress is all set to raise the issues of CAA, NPR and NRC in parliament as the budget session begins on 31st January.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked party leaders to "aggressively" raise the issue of CAA, NPR and NRC to corner the government in the Budget Session .
Gandhi gave the directions to top Congress leaders during a meeting at her residence to discuss the party's strategy for the session.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Jairam Ramesh, K C Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and K Suresh were present during the meeting.
Party has been opposing the CAA since it was proposed by BJP, senior leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi have shown solidarity with the peaceful protests.
Congress leaders have been lashing out on the BJP for the divisive law and pledged to protect the secular element of the Constitution.
The party will fight against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and raise the economic downturn and other issues concerning the common man.
Congress leader in Lok sabha, Adhir Ranjan said congress will continue to raise the questions related to the common man.
"We will fight for the Constitution and will also fight against the CAA," he said.
The Congress intends to go aggressive on the issue of CAA, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) and corner the government amid countrywide protests over these issues.
The Congress and other opposition parties have planned a joint opposition strategy ahead of the Parliament session.