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Jul 13, 2017 12:08 PM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh to reach out to Opposition amid India-China standoff

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh are expected to brief a host of Opposition leaders on Thursday at Rajnath’s residence.

Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh to reach out to Opposition amid India-China standoff

Even as the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at the Doklam plateau is now in its fourth week, the government is making efforts to reach out to the Opposition and brief them on the current situation.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh are expected to brief a host of Opposition leaders on Thursday at Rajnath’s residence.

Invitations have been extended to the Parliamentary leaders of all major Opposition parties from Congress to JD(U) to Trinamool to Left. This measure in itself is quite extraordinary.

The Opposition has often in the past accused the government of keeping it in the dark on important policy matters. Some of the most significant decisions taken by the Narendra Modi government like demonetization have been done without keeping the opposition in the loop.

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