Reacting to Mamata Banerjee's dramatic rejection of UPA's Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee and her continued defiance, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that there is a "limit" to which one can "bend" as certain eventualities have to be faced if they cannot be avoided.
Talking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he made it clear that Congress on its own was not asking Mamata Banerjee to leave UPA and is "not throwing her out".
Here is the transcript of the interview:
Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. Has the politics surrounding Pranab Mukherjee's selection as the UPA candidate for President embarrassed the Congress party? That's the key issue I should pursue today with Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh. Mr Digvijaya Singh, can you accept that the politics surrounding Pranab Mukherjee's nomination as the UPA candidate for presidency has been embarrassing perhaps painful for your party? ...more
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