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Oppn leaders protest in Parliament over Goa crisis

New Delhi: Opposition MPs from the Congress, Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party, Nationalist Congress Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal and Communist Party of India held a protest in Parliament Complex, alleging that the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa was a threat to democracy.

A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the complex and shouted slogans. They also carried placards with messages like ‘Save Democracy’ and ‘Stop bulldozing state governments’.

Hitting out at the BJP over defections in the states, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, “This is an assault on Constitution and murder of democracy.

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