Somnath Chatterjee calls meeting of floor leaders to discuss trust vote

July 21st, 2008 - 9:02 am ICT by ANI  

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New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee called a meeting of the floor leaders of different political parties here today.

The meeting is being held ahead of the special session of the House to decide on the confidence motion.

Issues related to the trust vote being sought by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the wake of Left withdrawing support to the government on the Indo-US nuclear deal will be discussed during the meeting.

Chatterjee, who has repeatedly stated that the Speaker’’s office should not be dragged into political controversy, has not obliged the party leadership which has been pressing him to quit the high constitutional office. (ANI)

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