TMC Raises Price Rise Issue In All-Party Meet


New Delhi: Stating that the party is committed to smooth functioning of the monsoon session of Parliament, Trinamool Congress on Sunday said it wanted the issues of price rise and FDI, among others, to be discussed in the House.

A TMC statement said the leader of the party in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay along with its chief whip in Rajya Sabha Sukhendu Sekhar Roy attended the all-party meeting in New Delhi before the monsoon session of Parliament that begins on Monday.

The TMC delegation has raised the issues of price rise affecting millions, unemployment, problems of debt-burdened states, FDI implementation bypassing Parliament, electoral reforms, respect for federal structure and internal security.

The issues of (violence-hit) Kashmir, Dhaka and France were also raised,” it said. “The party is committed to the smooth functioning of Parliament where all the above issues may be discussed,” it added.