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  1. Anti-Modi front? Mamata to visit Delhi next week, attend Sharad Pawar’s opposition parties’ meet

Anti-Modi front? Mamata to visit Delhi next week, attend Sharad Pawar’s opposition parties’ meet

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be attending an opposition parties' meet convened by NCP chief Sharad Pawar next week, a top source in the TMC said today.

By: | Kolkata | Published: March 20, 2018 4:42 PM
Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar, delhi, third front, anti modi front, Rahul Gandhi, sonia gandhi, Praful Patel, congress, 2019 Lok Sabha election Banerjee, who has been a critic of the Narendra Modi-led government and its policies, had recently called for uniting all the anti-BJP forces to defeat the saffron party in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. (IE)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be attending an opposition parties’ meet convened by NCP chief Sharad Pawar next week, a top source in the TMC said today. She will be travelling to New Delhi on a four-day visit next week from March 26 to extend support to the emerging opposition alliance against the BJP, the source said. “She is scheduled to attend Sharad Pawar’s opposition parties’ meet. She is likely to meet leaders of other opposition parties as well. Efforts are on to arrange a meeting with (UPA chairperson) Sonia Gandhi and (Congress chief) Rahul Gandhi,” the TMC source told PTI.

“Our leaders are in touch with the Congress leadership for fixing a meeting, but nothing is finalised as of now,” he said. Pawar has called a meeting of all opposition leaders, including of the Congress, to discuss a strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

NCP leader Praful Patel had earlier this month met Banerjee here and invited her to attend the meet. Banerjee, who has been a critic of the Narendra Modi-led government and its policies, had recently called for uniting all the anti-BJP forces to defeat the saffron party in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

The TMC chief yesterday met TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, who visited her, and discussed the process of setting up a federal front against the BJP government at the Centre.

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    Mar 20, 2018 at 8:10 pm
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    1. Raman Govindan
      Mar 20, 2018 at 5:46 pm
      dynasty never allowed national leadership to grow naturally. it put itself at the driver's seat and sabotaged others from developing into top leaders. consequence, is that several leaders are identified only with their language group. besides those leaders also did not attempt to discard such labels and get away. as presenting national program in a state cons uency did not fetch vote. the aura of Nehru's dynasty and the Hindutwa provided break all these years. making cons uencies bigger or the rajya sabha type of election in states of for parliament seats may reduce the anomaly.
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