The meeting comes days ahead of the opposition’s planned protest; there will be discussion also on reaching out to other parties and getting them on the same platform to attack BJP govt
To build the new alliance—let’s call it UPA-plus—the Congress would have to make sacrifices to provide room for others in the leadership matrix.
Some in Congress feel that weakening of the top leadership and slow decision making has resulted in party cadre and leaders losing hope.
The video compiles these statements made by the opposition MPs in the Upper House, with the words "farmer" and "Pegasus" in the opening lines.
Opposition leaders including Gandhi will participate in the Kisan Sansad at Jantar Mantar and support the farmers in their demand for repeal of farm laws, Kharge told reporters after the meeting.
18 leaders from 14 parties said that it is unfortunate that the government has 'unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition'.
The opposition has been demanding a discussion in Parliament on the Pegasus row and its leaders have been giving adjournment notices everyday.
Asked whether she will lead the opposition parties, Banerjee said the country will lead the opposition unity.
Taking potshots on opposition leaders, BJP chief JP Nadda said even during the second wave of corona, all of them were either quarantined or went into isolation.
Rao, who is All India Congress Committee (AICC) incharge of Goa, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, said he is sure that Gandhi and Pawar would be in touch to take the matter forward.
Pawar can bring all opposition parties together. But then, there is a question of leadership. If we expect the Cong to take the lead, the party is itself without a national president, the Sena said.
A Congress insider admitted that, Raijor Dal and Asom Jatiya Parishad, had caused a split of the anti-BJP and anti-AGP votes in several seats of Upper Assam, thereby greatly affecting the Congress.
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The signatories include Congress president Sonia Gandhi, JDS leader and former PM HD Deve Gowda, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.
The bill titled the Colombo Port City Economic Commission was gazetted on March 23 and the ruling Rajapaksa administration tabled it in Parliament last week.