NEW DELHI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi to debate issues pertaining to opposition unity.
The 2 leaders briefed the Congress chief in regards to the initiatives taken to unite the opposition events in opposition to the BJP for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
After the assembly, Nitish Kumar, who had met Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Arvind Kejriwal, and Sitaram Yechury on his earlier Delhi go to, mentioned: “Talks are on with all like-minded parties and since Congress is into organizational elections, we will take a view on it.”
Lalu Prasad mentioned: “The prime agenda is to remove BJP as it has been done in Bihar.”
The assembly got here quickly after a number of opposition leaders had come collectively to pay tribute to former Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lal in Haryana.
On the occasion in Haryana’s Fatehabad, Nitish Kumar gave a name for a “main front”, comprising the Congress, to aust the BJP in 2024 parliamentary polls.
NCP’s Sharad Pawar, Nitish Kumar and Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal, amongst a number of Opposition leaders, shared the dais on the rally organized by the Indian Nationwide Lok Dal, and gave a united name to out the BJP authorities within the Centre.
RJD chief and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and CPI-M’s Yechury additionally attended the rally to mark the beginning anniversary of the INLD founder Devi Lal.
Nevertheless, the rally organizer INLD and its ally SAD don’t share cordial relations with the Congress.
Nitish Kumar, who reiterated that he’s not a Prime Minister candidate, mentioned: “There is no question of a third front now and what is needed is the main front of opposition to ensure that BJP loses badly. I will urge all parties including the Congress to come together. My only wish is that we all need to come together at the national level. We need to bring together more parties.”
Tejashwi Yadav mentioned Kumar’s “fearless” resolution to half methods with the BJP would show to be the final nail within the social gathering’s coffin.
“Nitish Kumar had no vested interests, but his only ambition was to uproot the communal forces,” he mentioned.
Sukhbir Badal joined the decision for like-minded events to kind a united entrance.
He mentioned his social gathering, together with the Shiv Sena and the JD-U, “are the real NDA as they had founded the alliance”.
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