Speaking after Finance Minister and leader of the House Arun Jaitley, who took pot shots at the Congress, Azad hit out at the government accusing it of trying to rewrite history.
Azad was replying to a point on terrorism raised by Arun Jaitley during a debate on the Constitution in which the latter had said one should not be seen as soft on terror and the country should speak in one voice.
Bihar has been a poor state but it has registered growth during the UPA regime that coincided with the tenure of Nitish Kumar.
Accompanied by Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhary, Gulam Nabi Azad said it was the RSS which was running both the central and BJP ruled state governments.
Ghulam Nabi Azad accused the Central government of “deteriorating” the situation on the frontiers.
Ghulam Nabi Azad said also that the government has failed to take necessary measures and provide adequate relief to the victims of firing.
Blaming the government for the Parliamentary logjam, the Congress said the march of BJP MPs, including ministers, demanding that Parliament function, was the “biggest joke of the 21st century”.
Azad said one decision should be applied across the country and that should be applicable to all people and religions.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, speaks to Indian Express.
The Congress, however, appeared to be divided on the issue of walking out of the panel although it is in touch with rest of the Opposition parties to sense their mood.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, in conversation with Indian Express.
Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the notice will be examined according to the law. “All aspects would be looked into,” he added.
Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said the members from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have every reason to agitiate on this issue.
Referring to the protest by activist Anna Hazare Azad said: “We are very happy that other social organisations, including Anna Hazare, have supported our viewpoint.
Ghulam Nabi Azad talks to Muzamil Jaleel about Congress’s plan to oppose land ordinance, politics in J&K and Delhi.