Maya to support UPA over price cut motion

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BSP convenes meeting over cut motion
New Delhi, Apr 27: In major relief to the government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has announced its decision to stand by UPA against the cut motion on price rise issue.

The Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief said that it has decided to vote in favor of the government.

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that it decided against its earlier decision to vote against the government as it could make way for the communal forces to destabilise the Center.

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BSP convenes meeting over cut motion

In the wake of the opposition's move to Cut Motions in Parliament, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has called for meeting of its MPs to decide their course of action On Tuesday, Apr 27.

Media reports said that the BSP MPs will be meeting early on Tuesday, Apr 27, morning.

However, BSP MP Vijay Bahadur Singh has said that his party may not support the BJP, which is drawing support of other parties against the UPA.

"The BJP is restless for power. There is fault in their policies," Singh told reporters.

The BSP's support, to the government is said to be governed by the willingness shown by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to accept Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's plea to quash disproportionate assets case against her.

A whip has been issued by the Congress to its members to ensure their presence in the parliament when a guillotine is applied on demands for grants of certain ministries.

According to Parliamentary Affairs Ministry sources, guillotine is likley to be enforced at 6 pm on Tuesday, Apr 27.

Protesting against hike in prices of urea and petrol and diesel, the opposition is likely to move cut motions on the demands by the Chemicals and Fertiliser Ministry and the Petroleum Ministry.

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