Patna . An important opposition unity meeting was held in Patna on Friday to remove the BJP from the power of the country. 15 anti-BJP parties participated in it. The general meeting of the opposition parties in Bihar lasted for hours and all the leaders brainstormed on uniting against the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The opposition parties have agreed in the meeting and now the next meeting will be held in Shimla on July 12. The final decision has to be taken in this.
In fact, a solidarity meeting of 15 opposition parties was held in Patna on Friday. In this, CMs of six states including Mamta Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann, MK Stalin and former CMs of 5 states including Akhilesh Yadav, Uddhav Thackeray, Mehbooba Mufti attended. Rahul Gandhi and Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge were also present in the meeting. The strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and the removal of PM Narendra Modi and the BJP from power was discussed in the meeting.
After the meeting, all the leaders also held a joint press conference. In this, all the leaders said that there has been a consensus on unity in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar while addressing the press conference said that everyone has decided to contest the elections together. The next meeting next month will finalize it. Seat sharing will be discussed in the second meeting. Agreed to go together.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the BJP was spreading hatred across the country but his party would thwart the saffron party’s agenda of hatred by giving a message of love and brotherhood among people. Addressing Congress workers at Sadaqat Ashram, the state headquarters of the party, Rahul Gandhi, who was here to attend a meeting of top leaders of opposition parties here headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said the BJP was spreading hatred among people across the country while his The party is determined to defeat the sinister design of the BJP to spread hatred. He said that this could be done only by giving the message of love and brotherhood among the people.
Rahul called upon party workers to fight unitedly to defeat the BJP and said that when the Congress fought unitedly in the Karnataka assembly elections, the BJP had to face. He described the Congress workers as the driving force of the party and said that similarly the Congress would emerge victorious in the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. Tell that top opposition leaders including Rahul are attending the meeting called on the initiative of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. In the meeting, the strategy of giving a joint candidate of the opposition against the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and other issues including the Common Minimum Program will be discussed.
Apart from Nitish Kumar, Congress National President Mallikarjun Kharge, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Trinamool Congress President and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin were present in the meeting. , Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, National Conference chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, Communist Party of India BJP national general secretary D Raja, Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI) CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, Communist Party of India Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Janata Dal United (JDU) National President Rajeev Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh is included.
The satraps of 12 states can spoil the game of BJP
An important opposition unity meeting was held in Patna on Friday to remove the BJP from the power of the country. 15 anti-BJP parties participated in it. This meeting of opposition unity will have a direct impact on 328 Lok Sabha seats in 12 states. Of these 328 seats, 128 are currently with the opposition parties and 165 with the BJP. The rest of the seats are held by other parties, which are not part of any coalition. The satraps of Bihar, UP, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Haryana, Jammu-Kashmir, Punjab, Delhi participated in this meeting of opposition unity. They have 90 seats in the Lok Sabha. In this mainly JDU has 16 seats in Bihar, JMM has 1 seat in Jharkhand, Shiv Sena (Uddhav faction) has 18 seats in Maharashtra and NCP has 4 seats, TMC has 23 seats in West Bengal, DMK has 23 seats in Tamil Nadu. PASS 23 seats, National Conference 3 seats in J&K, AAP 2 seats each in Punjab and Delhi. ( PLC/GT )