Sonia Gandhi will hold virtual meeting with opposition leaders on August 20
New Delhi: Opposition has teamed up against the Modi government at centre, AICC President Sonia Gandhi has invited Mamata Banerjee, Uddhav Thackeray, and other party leaders aimed at consolidating opposition unity.
Opposition parties have cornered the government in the Parliament over Pegasus snooping spyware row. Sonia Gandhi has invited like-minded opposition parties leaders for a virtual meeting on August 20.
Sonia Gandhi initiative to invite key opposition parties for a virtual meeting to ensure Congress's crucial role in taking Modi-led BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
AICC President Sonia Gandhi has invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, and other Chief Ministers and opposition leaders to a virtual meeting aimed at consolidating the unity displayed by the parties versus the government in parliament.
Besides the Chief Ministers of Bengal and Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren have also been invited to the virtual meeting.
The online interaction will likely set the stage for another lunch or dinner meet the Congress is planning in Delhi in the coming days. Over 15 opposition parties put up a united front in parliament in the monsoon session, which barely functioned because of disruptions and protests over issues like the Pegasus snooping scandal, the rising fuel prices, and the farmers' agitation over three central laws.
Recently West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met the AICC President Sonia Gandhi at later's residence, discussed at length to fight against the Modi government.