Congress Core Group meets to discuss Anna’s fast

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 22:19

New Delhi: With the Government in a fix
over Anna Hazare`s agitation over Lokpal issue, Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh on Friday held discussions with senior government
and party colleagues to discuss a way out.

The hour-long meeting of Congress Core Committee
chaired by the Prime Minister was attended by all other
members including Union Ministers Pranab Mukherjee, P
Chidambaram, AK Antony and Gandhi`s political secretary Ahmed

The meeting came against the backdrop of Hazare setting
a deadline of Aug 30 for the government to get the Janlokpal
Bill passed in Parliament by Aug 30 failing which he decided
to continue his fast "till my last breath".


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First Published: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 22:19

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