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Recall Goa, Jharkhand governors: Advani

March 02, 2005 19:07 IST

Bharatiya Janata Party President Lal Kishenchand Advani said on Wednesday the Goa and Jharkhand governors should be recalled.

The action of the Goa Governor, by dismissing an 'elected' government, and the Jharkhand governor, by not inviting the largest pre-poll alliance to form the government, Advani said, had 'besmirched' the Constitutional office.

The National Democratic Alliance said it would parade 36 legislators and five Independents supporting the BJP-Janata Dal-United combine before President A P J Abdul Kalam on Thursday in a show of strength.

Advani said the government "should not expect cooperation from us" for Parliament's smooth functioning.

The Opposition alliance called a meeting of its parliamentarians on Thursday to chalk out a strategy in Parliament.

NDA convener George Fernandes said families of NDA legislators were being threatened by Union minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi and former Chattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, who are camping in Ranchi.

"What is worrying is the extent the Congress and those in power will go. Those who wish to preserve democracy should think and unite".

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