No Prez rule in West Bengal: Congress

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Jaipur, Nov 15: The Congress today turned down Leader of the Opposition LK Advani's demand for imposition of President's rule in West Bengal in the wake of Nandigram's incidents. Addressing a press conference here, party Spokesman Mohan Prakash said Mr Advani's demand was not worth consideration as it was not a suitable case for promulgation of President's rule it.

Mr Prakash said the UPA Government at the Centre was sensitive and vigilant over developments in Nandigram and was constantly in touch with the West Bengal Government and the Governor.

He said timely deployment of CRPF and regular review of reports from the state were the Centre's measures which had helped in controlling the situation.

However, he stressed for measures for fast restoration of normalcy, rehabilitation of victims and disbursement of compensation.

Mr Prakash also ruled out possibility of adverse impact of Nandigram incidents over the fate of the UPA at the Centre.


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