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Centre ready for talks on Vadodara in Parliament

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, May 12: Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal today said that the centre is ready to hold debate on the communal riots in Vadodara, the Doda killings or the situation in any other part of the country, in Parliament.

Talking to reporters here, Mr Jaiswal said that the ministry has already cleared a proposal to hold discussion on the Doda situation, where militants had recently killed over 35 people of minority community in Jammu and Kashmir.

''We are ready to hold similar debate on Vadodara or communal situation in any other part of the country,'' he said.

Mr Jaiswal, who had visited Vadodara recently in the wake of communal clashes following demolition of a Mazar by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation, said that the home ministry has received a report from the Gujarat government about the number of temples and mosques demolished in the state. This report is being studied and the contents would be disclosed at a later date, he said.

The minister expressed satisfaction over the Jammu and Kashmir Government's handling of the sex scandal which rocked the Srinagar recently leading to widespread protests by the people.

He said that that the state government had taken a timely decision to refer the matter to the CBI. Since the state government has already taken appropriate action, there was no point in questioning it futher on this issue, he noted.

Asked whether the centre had received any report from the Jammu and Kashmir Government on the issue, Mr Jaiswal said that the Intelligence Bureau sends daily report from the states about the law and order situation and Jammu and Kashmir is no exception.


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