Govt effort to end Parliament stalemate fails to take off

New Delhi : An attempt by the government to break the deadlock in Parliament by calling an informal meeting with opposition parties today failed to take off.

Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said that if the Prime Minister of the Speaker calls an-all party meeting they would go. Kharge said that leaders of opposition parties would meet and discuss the issue.

The leaders of several opposition parties then held a meeting in the chamber of leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Earlier, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that an informal meeting had been called and the government is ready to listen to the concerns of the opposition parties.