New Delhi, April 30: The Congress and the Samajwadi Party, supported by a couple of ruling NDA partners, today asked Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to take Parliament into confidence on his stated readiness to resume talks with Pakistan, reports our special correspondent.
The matter figured in the Lok Sabha twice during the day. While the Congress, the principal Opposition party, did not oppose the prospects of renewed dialogue, it emphasised that the Prime Minister should take Parliament into confidence. “We want dialogue. But we should be well prepared for dialogue,” party deputy leader Shivraj Patil said.