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J&K Legislative Council panel summons Gen VK Singh on Jan 9

Last Updated: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 20:06

Jammu: The Privileges Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council on Monday decided to ask former Army Chief General VK Singh to appear in person before it on January 9 to explain his position on allegations that politicians in the state were paid by the Army.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Committee which met here under the chairmanship of Jugal Kishore Sharma of Congress to decide on the privilege motion pending against former the Army Chief in the House.

The Privilege motion against Gen Singh was moved by MLCs Ajay Sadhotra, Devender Singh Rana and Khalid Najeeb Suhrawardy in the last session of the Council taking cognisance of his allegations during a TV interview in which he had claimed that Army was paying money to politicians in Jammu and Kashmir.
Today`s meeting was also attended by Legislative Council members Devender Singh Rana, Ravinder Kumar Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Monga, Ali Mohammad Dar and Showkat Hussain Ganai besides State Law department Secretary Mohammad Ashraf Mir.

First Published: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 20:06
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