Congress chief Sonia Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday forannouncing the historic peace deal with Naga insurgents without taking the Opposition into confidence. Sonia Gandhi said, Naga peace accord may be historic but what about consulting the CMs of the states which are directly affected.
The Congress chief said, "He did not even think of taking into confidence our Chief Minister of Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh who are directly affected. We're actually shocked, that PM didn't even think of taking into confidence our CMs.
Senior leaders including party president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, and former prime minister Manmohan Singh held a protest near Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the parliament complex.
The protestors wore black bands on their arms. The Janata Dal-United led by its leaders Sharad Yadav and KC Tyagi also participated in the protest.
The Speaker had on Monday suspended the Congress parliamentarians for five days for wilfully obstructing the business of the house and not adhering to her repeated requests to observe the rules in the house.