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Congress offers speaker's post to Somnath

May 21, 2004 18:29 IST

The Congress on Friday offered the Lok Sabha speaker's post to veteran Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Somnath Chatterjee, sources said.

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The offer is being considered by CPM, they said.

Chatterjee met party general secretary Harkishen Singh Surjeet to discuss the offer, the sources added.

The CPM has decided to stay out of the Congress-led coalition government and support to it from outside.


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It will be a good decision to give speakr's post to CPM party.They have got big share in the MPs.It will help to run the ...

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