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Govt, Oppn Gearing Up For Duel on JPC Probe Outside Parliament

PTI 12 Dec 2010, 14:07:23 IST
New Delhi, Dec 12 (PTI) With the issue of corruption taking centrestage, confrontation between the Government and the Opposition over JPC probe into the 2G spectrum allocation appears set to spill over outside Parliament from next week.

Battlelines will be drawn by rival sides after the conclusion of the 'wasted' Winter session tomorrow which saw the longest-ever shutdown of Parliament by the Opposition in the wake of scams, including the ones related to Adarsh Housing Society and the Commonwealth Games.

The Opposition has announced plans to hold a rally against corruption at the historic Ram Lila Maidan here on December 22 as part of plans to keep the issue more than alive till the Budget session due late February.Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to reveal the party's strategy at the General Body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP).