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BJP not 'fully satisfied' with N-deal: Rajnath

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Ahmedabad, Mar 04: Endorsing the nuclear agreement between the US and India to a 'certain extent', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh said the credit for the latest deal goes to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Addressing a press conference here on his first visit to the state after becoming the party chief, he said it was due to the BJP-led NDA Government's intiatives during Mr Vajpayee's tenure that foundations for the deals were laid.

However, he said, BJP is not very happy with the entire N-deal but has the satisfaction only up to a certain level.

The BJP President described US President George W Bush seeing a Muslim as the President, a Sikh as the Prime Minister and a Christian as the Congress president as 'universal recognition of Hindu secularism'.

He said that yesterday's violence in Lucknow was also a result of a sectarian demonstration timed with Mr Bush's visit to India to seal the Nuclear deal.

Talking about Uttar Pradesh, he reiterated the party's stand to impose President's rule in the state if its Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav does not resign, after the Allahabad High Court's verdict in the 40 rebel BSP MLAs' case.

Expressing his serious concern over the appeasement policies of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for vote bank, Mr Singh warned of another division of India on religious lines.

He recalled that seeds of India's first partition on religious lines in 1947 was sown in the Indian National Congress session at Lucknow in 1916.

UNI

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