PM's statement on ordinance on convicted netas

PM's statement on ordinance on convicted netas

File photo of PM Manmohan Singh

Washington DC: After Rahul Gandhi today called an ordinance on convicted politicians "nonsense", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in Washington, "Rahul Gandhi has written to me on the ordinance beside making a statement...Issues raised by him will be considered by the Cabinet on my return to India."   

Following is the full statement by Dr Singh:

The Ordinance cleared by the Cabinet pertaining to the Representation of the People Act has been a matter of much public debate. The Congress Vice-President has also written to me on the issue and also made a statement. The Government is seized of all these developments. The issues raised will be considered on my return to India after due deliberations in the Cabinet.
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