Saturday, December 10, 2011

Congress accuses Anna of upstaging

Accusing Team Anna of "practising an extreme form of intolerance", Abhishek Singhvi, senior Congress leader and chairman of the Parliamentary panel on Lokpal, said that Anna and his team will treading into dangerous territory.

He went of to remind the journalists that this form of intolerance is in fact the sole domain of the Congress party and that by taking the path of intolerance, Anna Hazare was making an attempt to upstage the Congress party.

"None of this is surprising. As usual and true to form Team Anna is practising an extreme form of intolerance, which must be condemned as this is a personal attack on the Congress Party" Singvi said.

"This is most unfortunate and regrettable," said Singhvi who is also an eminent lawyer and spokesperson of Congress.

His remarks came close on the heels of Anna Hazare's attack on the Committee for its "weak report" on the eve of his day-long fast.

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