SP, BSP MPs walk out before voting on Lokpal Bill
New Delhi: SP and BSP on Tuesday staged a walk
out from the Lok Sabha shortly before the voting on the Lokpal
Bill tonight in protest against Government bringing a "weak"
"We had demanded a strong Lokpal. It is not strong. It is
sarkari Lokpal. There is no meaning to it. It was brought in
a hurry and under Anna Hazare's pressure," SP supremo Mulayam
Singh Yadav told reporters here.
Asked why did he not protest against the bill in the
House by voting against it, Yadav said, "We don't want to
BSP leader Dara Singh Chauhan said the party MPs walked
out of the House in protest against Government's refusal to
accept their demand of bringing the CBI under Lokpal.