Congress will not stall house but oppose govt.: Ghulam Nabi Azad

, 10:36 PM IST

New Delhi: On the eve of the Budget Session, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the Congress Party will not disrupt the proceedings in Parliament but oppose the government.

In an exclusive interview to ETV head Jagdish Chandra, Azad said the Congress is ready for dialogue and discussions in Parliament.”Parliament will not be disrupted beyond a point,” he said.

During this session, the BJP-led NDA Government hopes to garner the support of opposition parties in passage of key legislations, including the GST Bill. Besides, the Bill to replace Enemy Property Ordinance, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and Companies Amendment Bill will also be taken up.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan earlier in the day held an all-party meet to discuss ways for smooth functioning of the Parliament. During the meeting, Mahajan sought cooperation from floor leaders of different parties to ensure smooth transaction of business in the House.