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BJP urges students to listen to SC

May 31, 2006 17:45 IST

The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, which has been sympathetic to the agitating medicos, on Wednesday counselled them to pay heed to the Supreme Court's direction to call off their ongoing strike against the Other Backward Classes quota.

"The Supreme Court has taken congnizance of the issue. There has been no question mark on the credibility of the Supreme Court so far. It would be good if they (students) appreciate it," party president Rajnath Singh told reporters here when asked whether the students should respond to the Apex Court's directions.

The Reservation Ruckus

Asked about differences on the reservation issue within the BJP, Singh said, "The political resolution delineating our stand was unanimously approved. The open debate in our party only reflects the internal democracy.

We want to strengthen it further". Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court directed the protesting medicos to call off their strike forthwith and assured them that the Apex Court would look into their grievances.

Overruling pro-reservation voices in the party on the controversial quota issue, the BJP resolution had on Tuesday insisted on including the economically backward among the beneficiaries of reservation and keeping the creamy layer of the OBCs out of its purview.

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Court should understand its limitation in vote bank based sham democrazy like india.Whatever be court verdict parliament can always pass a constitutional amendmend against it. ...

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