BJP MPs meet to discuss strategy for Budget session

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New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) The BJP Parliamentary Party mettoday to chalk out its strategy for the Budget session ofParliament on a day when the government told the Oppositionthat an announcement on the constitution of a JPC into the 2Gspectrum will be made on Tuesday.

"We will attend the joint session of Parliament(tomorrow). We will demand that on February 22 they shouldannounce (formation of) JPC. If announced, the House shouldfunction properly," senior party leader S S Ahluwalia toldreporters after the meeting at BJP veteran L K Advani''sresidence here.

Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj,PAC chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP chief whips in bothHouses Maya Singh (Rajya Sabha) and Ramesh Bias (Lok Sabha),were among those who attended the meeting.

Ahluwalia said during the Budget session the mainOpposition party would also raise other issues that affect thenation like prise rise, Maoist threat, other corruption caseslike the Adarsh housing scam and Commonwealth Games scam, Armyration scandal and the ISRO spectrum issue.

"Other matters like black money stashed in foreign banks,CBI''s functioning, Chinese Army intrusion in certain regionsof India will also be raised," he said.

The BJP also plans to highlight the suffering of farmersdue to import-export policy of onions and plight of Tamilfishermen being attacked by Sri Lankan Navy.

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