Budget 2016: Government ready to discuss JNU issue, says Venkaiah Naidu

Raipur: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the government was ready to discuss the JNU issue in the upcoming budget session.

Speaking to reporters, Naidu said that what happened in JNU concerns integrity of the country and the government was ready to discuss the issue.

"Some leaders want to raise the JNU issue and BJP MPs also want to discuss the issue. Whatever happened in JNU concerns the unity and integrity of the country," the Parliamentary Affairs Minister said.

"This issue should be discussed as well as probed. The government doesn't have problem with discussing any issue," the Minister said.

While asking the mainstream political parties not to support "anti-national" sloganeering, Naidu said that there should be no politics on the issues related to the country's integrity.

The Budget session will commence on February 23.

(With agency inputs)

News24 Bureau