As JNU issue and Rohith Vemula suicide rock parliament’s Budget Session, NewsX Senior Executive Editor speak to Deputy Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma.
Talking about HRD minister Smriti Irani’s speech in Lok Sabha, Sharma says that Irani was verbose and theatrical. He also clarifies Cong’s stand on Ishrat and says that why didn’t the official record dissent then? While BJP continues to accuse Rahul Gandhi of siding with the anti-national elements, Anand Sharma says that Rahul went to JNU on dean’s invitation and he was outraged by govt’s accusations.
He also speaks about the expectations from the upcoming Union Budget, saying that its time for Finance Minister to present a pro-people and pro-growth budget.