The Agusta Westland VVIP helicopter scam resounded in the Rajya Sabha today with the Opposition Congress storming the well of the house, drowning out known Gandhi baiter and newly inducted Rajya Sabha member Subramaniam Swamy. No sooner had Swamy mentioned the name of Congress president Sonia Gandhi being cited as one of the “main accused” in a letter before an Italian court, Congress MPs raised slogans forcing two adjournments within the first hour itself of the house functioning.
With the media being flooded with news reports about the Agusta Westland issue, it was well expected that the proceedings would be stormy with both the BJP led government and the Congress trading charges against each other.
The ruling BJP has ensured that the Agusta Westland issue is used to corner the Congress and at the same time drown out the issue of “murder of democracy in Uttarakhand.”
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