Day’s political events in quotes

July 5th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, July 5 (IANS)The day’s political events in quotes: BJP leader L.K. Advani: “This government has no right to continue in office now. Let the country decide afresh.”

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on seat-sharing in Uttar Pradesh: “We have to make adjustments desirable for Samajwadi Party and Congress. We would like to align with all secular forces to keep the communal, fascist forces out… There is no quid pro quo with Samajwadi Party.”

Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh: “Imperialism is not as dangerous as communalism. We are combating communal forces…..Advani is more lethal than Bush.”

Om Prakash Chautala, United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) member, on third front break-up: “I am pained to know that Samajwadi Party is no longer a part of the UNPA. This despite Mulayam being the founder member of the alliance. He is now supporting the Congress government. We will not support it.”

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