First let Jaitley,Mittal have a debate: Amar Singh

Amar Singh has said that first BJP's Arun Jaitley and his detractor Sudhanshu Mittal should have a debate.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: March 29, 2009 5:20 pm

Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Sunday took a dig at BJP leader L K Advani on his challenge to the Prime Minister for a live T V debate by saying that first BJP’s Arun Jaitley and his detractor Sudhanshu Mittal should have a similar debate.

“I am not a Congress spokesperson. But I think first Arun Jaitley and Sudhanshu Mittal should have a live debate,” he told reporters.

He was asked to comment on the challenge of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to join him for a US style live TV debate.

BJP general secretary Arun Jaitley had declined to attend any of the Central Election Committee meetings till the appointment of Sudhanshu Mittal,a businessman,as co-convener of North-East Affairs,was revoked.

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