New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) As all eyes are now focussed on the Vote OF Confidence in Lok Sabha on July 22, the BJP today said its entire effort was to see that the UPA government was ousted in the trust vote.
In his informal interaction with reporters after a meeting with the Central Election Committee (CEC) and Central Management Committee (CMC) here, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said that the four-year-old UPA government was the most unpopular, not just with the people for belying the expectations they had in it they when voted it to power in 2004, but also because it displeased its own friendly parties who had withdrawn their support.
The government had not only failed in providing good governance, but also in maintaining the 'coalition dharma' within the UPA itself and take all parties along on issues concerning the nation's interest.
He added the BJP may have ideological differences with the Left, but there was no logic in the Government's refusal to show the draft on the Indo-US nuclear deal with a party supporting the government when it could share it with the 25 countries represented in the IAEA Board of Governors. ''What was most absurd was that the Government kept Parliament and political parties and people of the country in the dark. This was the most insulting,'' Mr Naidu said.
On the Indo-US nuclear deal, Mr Naidu said it was in national and strategic interests that the party would have welcomed it openly, but the party did not want to compromise with the national interests.
The Left parties may be objecting because the deal was taking place with the US, but that was not the case with the BJP. He also did not agree with a question that the views expressed by former National Security advisor Brajesh Mishra was 'personal' and not the views of the BJP.
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