Ready to Face Any Question in Parliament: Indian PM

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says his government is ready to face any question from the opposition, in the monsoon session of the parliament, which began today.

“We are ready to discuss, and debate all issues in Parliament,” he said, while talking to the media after the all-party meeting In India’s capital.

Reacting on the recent 2G scam and former Indian telecom minister, A Raja’s allegations, Singh said that matter is before the court and it should be left to be decided by the court only. “I sincerely hope that these matters should be left to be decided by the courts,” he said this morning.

Commenting on Anna Hazare, the prominent social activist who is scheduled to start his indefinite hunger strike on August 16, Prime Minister Singh said the Lokpal Bill’s fate will be decided by Parliament.

“As you know, we are ready with the Lokpal Bill. The Bill’s fate will be decided by Parliament.”

– Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

The major opposition Bharatiya Janta party has already mentioned that they are all set to target the UPA chair and Prime Minster Manmohan Singh on different issues. Issues include Inflation, corruption and others, Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj said yesterday, “let us see who attacks whom from tomorrow”.

Many reports said that the government is also expected to attack the opposition BJP by raising issues such as the recent Lokayukta report on illegal mining which resulted in the resignation of the Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa.