Rahul hits out at Oppn over Lokpal

A day after the Opposition defeated the move to get Constitutional status for Lokpal, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit back saying the UPA government had brought a strong Bill.

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 14:49 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Lucknow: A day after the Opposition defeated the move to get Constitutional status for Lokpal, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit back saying the UPA government had brought a strong Bill.

Gandhi, who had proposed in August during a speech in Parliament that Lokpal be made a Constitutional body, today told a rally that Opposition members only gave big speeches and indulged in drama.

The Opposition backtracked when it was time to press the button (vote for Constitution Amendment), he told the crowd.
“We had asked for a Constitutional Lokpal,” he added.