People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 26

July 06 , 2008


Prime Minister's  Disregard For Parliament

The following is the text of the press release issued by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on July 1, 2008.

The prime minister has repeated once again that the government will seek the sense of parliament after the Safeguards Agreement is approved by the Board of the International Atomic Energy Agency and the waiver is got from the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

What does this proposal amount to? Here are some of the facts:

Hence, the repetition of the proposal by the prime minister shows a disregard for parliament. It reveals nothing but an obsession to fulfill the commitment made to president Bush in July 2005 in which the people of this country and parliament had no say.