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Lok Sabha adjourned twice over Anurag Thakur's Nehru-Gandhi remark

DNA Friday, 18 September 2020
Several opposition parties, including the Congress and Trinamool Congress, demanded an apology from Thakur. The minister was speaking on the opposition objections to PM CARES Fund.
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