“We want Khargeji to lead Congress as well as the INDIA bloc in the coming days,” he said.
The decisions were taken at the first meeting of the bloc’s coordination and election strategy committee at NCP leader Sharad Pawar’s Delhi residence.
Parties to also discuss on seat-sharing formula for upcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.
On Wednesday, senior JD (U) leader Vashishtha Narayan Singh had said that Nitish would be the most suitable PM candidate in the present situation.
The INDIA bloc is also likely to announce a secretariat for smooth coordination between the constituents and it is likely to be set up in the national capital.
The Opposition alliance, INDIA, appears to be planning to pit a Dalit stalwart against the ruling BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
State-specific alliance will be formed to deny BJP the advantage of a vote split in the 2024 general election, says CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.
Setting up 11-member coordination committee to be of utmost importance
The Mumbai meeting is considered a crucial one as Opposition parties would thrash out major issues like deciding the name of the convener of the Indian National Development Inclusive Alliance.
Deora dismissed concerns over the developments in the NCP, saying seat sharing among MVA partners will be finalised at a later stage and what was happening within the NCP was internal.
He also asserted that there was "no question of joining" the BJP and clarified that his meeting with his nephew Ajit Pawar in Pune was "not at all a secret" meeting.
It is expected that during his visit, Nitish will also meet the leaders of the Opposition parties, who had come together to contest the 2024 Lok Sabha election against the BJP.
INDIA model has now been replicated by the teachers' groups aligned to political parties which are part of the aforementioned alliance, for the upcoming polls of Delhi University Teachers Association
However, the status of the NCP remains uncertain with a major portion of the party joining the BJP alliance in Maharashtra.
The four-hour-long dharna witnessed leaders from almost all the alliance partners of INIDA who expressed their displeasure with the BJP’s 'double-engine government' in Manipur.
Nitish is giving special attention to strengthening his party before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
NCP chief scheduled to attend a function where Modi will be conferred with the Lokmanya Tilak National Award.
The opposition leaders have been seeking to visit the violence-hit state for some time but were denied permission in view of the situation there.
This was in response to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's tweet saying "Changing your name will not change your game! It's INDIA Vs I.N.D.I.A."
Multiple sources present at the BJP parliamentary party meeting said Modi was severe in his criticism of the opposition amid the continuing logjam in Parliament.