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Battle lines drawn for JPC meet on 2G scam on 23 Sept

The meeting of JPC on 2G scam on 23 September is set to be stormy as it has to adopt its controversial draft report which gave clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and indicted former telecom minister A Raja.

Battle lines have been drawn for the meeting as BJP and Left members are all set to oppose the draft report by either giving strong notes of dissent or even demanding a vote.

The Committee has 12 members of the ruling UPA – Congress (11) and NCP (1). Among its outside allies, SP has one member and BSP two.

Opposition camp has BJP (6), BJD (1), TMC (1), CPI (1), CPI-M (1), DMK (1) and AIADMK (1).

JD(U), which recently split with BJP, has two members and the party’s stand will be crucial.

Besides, there is one Nominated member from the Rajya Sabha.

The JPC has 20 members from Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha.
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