New Delhi: The discussion on
Liberhan Commission report in parliament, slated for Tuesday but
postponed, will now be held next week, Parliamentary Affairs
Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Tuesday.
The discussion in
the Lok Sabha would take place on Dec 7 or Dec 8, Bansal said.
"But the exact
date would be decided in the Business Advisory Committee meeting,"
The Rajya Sabha
is, however, scheduled to take up discussion on the report on Dec 9.
Though the debate
in the Lok Sabha was scheduled for Dec 1, the government urged the
speaker to postpone it after the Samajwadi Party insisted that
copies of report should be made available in Hindi also.
of the parliamentary affairs ministry revealed that the Samajwadi
Party had not insisted for the same when the date for discussion was
Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Basudeb Acharia told IANS that
the discussion on the Liberhan report was postponed because the
Hindi translation was "not made available".
"It is an utter
failure on the part of the government," Acharia said.
Commission report was tabled in parliament last Tuesday. The Hindi
translation was not tabled as it was not ready.
probed the Dec 6, 1992, razing of the 16th century Babri Masjid by
Hindu right wing groups, which triggered communal riots across the
country. The report has indicted many BJP leaders.