New Delhi: CPI(M) on Monday blamed the Centre
for disruption of Parliament over the FDI issue, saying it is
"responsible" for the impasse.
"House is not functioning today and the responsibility
lies totally with the government. The ball is in the
government`s court," CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury told
reporters outside Parliament House here.
He said it is the government which has to decide whether
they want the House to function or not. "It is the government
which wants to avoid Parliament because Parliament wants
answer on many issues," he said.
"Any policy decision which has a major bearing on the
country and its people cannot be decided without discussing it
in Parliament when it is in session. And now government is not
willing to discuss it...that is why the disruption," the
CPI(M) leader said.
Questioning the motive of the government, Yechury said
"Cabinet has decided a contentious issue. This is going to
cause immense harm to us, according to international study.
All the talks that it will remain in Metro cities are
He also ruled out the possibility that the FDI will
prevent falling rupee value in international market. "Today
the value of rupee is falling. Government hopes that it will
boost rupee value and prevent falling rates of rupee in the
international market. But it is not going to happen."