BJP to take up stapled visa issue

Itanagar: The BJP would take up the issue of China issuing stapled visa to two Arunchalee sports persons in Parliament, party secretary Dr Kirit Somaiya said on Tuesday.

Expressing concern about the lackluster reaction of New Delhi to the issue, Somaiya said the party would also take it up in the budget session.

The report of the party`s anti-corruption committee on `Loot in the North East -2010` alleging 21 scams accusing the UPA government of connivance with NE state governments in plundering funds meant for development would be submitted to President Pratibha Patil on February 15, Somaiya, the committee`s convenor told a press conference here.