"There has been a significant rise in prices of
essential commodities and there is an urgent need to control
them. People are also anxious to know the financial management
of the country in the wake of a number of scams that have
surfaced and therefore the government should bring out a white
paper on the subject," Singh told reporters here last night.
The former BJP president, who yesterday toured parts of
Vidarbha and interacted with farmers affected by the land
acquisitions for government and private sector projects, said
his party would "force" the ruling alliance to take up the
Land Acquisition Bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament.
Nagpur: Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh has
said the UPA government should come out with a "white paper"
on the country's financial position in the wake of a "series
of scams" that have been surfacing.
First Published: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 17:43