I’m not afraid of facing parliament: Manmohan Singh

July 7th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Manmohan Singh

On Board Air India One, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Mannmohan Singh said Monday that he was ready to go ahead with the India-US nuclear deal and was not afraid of facing parliament and snubbed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani for giving unsolicited advice on when to hold elections. Asserting that he was “not worried” by the political crisis that has threatened the survival of his government, Manmohan Singh said his government was “equipped” to deal with any contingency. But he did not “foresee election before its time”.

He was speaking to media persons on board the special aircraft flying him Japan to attend the G8 summit in Hokkaido island.

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