Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [ Images ] on Wednesday termed as "disgraceful and unfortunate" Bharatiya Janata Party [ Images ] leader L K Advani's [ Images ] remark that UPA-II government was illegitimate.
"The remark is disgraceful and unfortunate," Dr Singh told reporters in Parliament when asked to comment on Advani's statement in Lok Sabha.
The BJP leader created a storm in Lok Sabha by dubbing UPA-II as "illegitimate" but withdrew it after strong protests from Congress.
Advani, who came under attack from Congress including its President Sonia Gandhi [ Images ], later said he was referring to the 2008 confidence vote for which "crores of rupees were spent" to save the government.
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