Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja met Pawar, who arrived in New Delhi to attend a meeting of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee The opposition has been convened on Wednesday to discuss the strategy for the upcoming presidential election.
Pawar told the Left leaders that he would attend Wednesday’s meeting as unity of secular, democratic parties and forces was important considering the political situation in the country.
“He told us that he is not interested in contesting the elections. He will openly say the same thing in tomorrow’s meeting. We have to explore the possibilities of other candidates,” said Raja indianexpress.com, Sources said that Left parties and Congress will also attend the meeting.
best of express premium
Mamata Banerjee, who reached the capital ahead of Wednesday’s joint conference, met Pawar at his residence. NCP’s Rajya Sabha MP Praful Patel was also present in the meeting.
DMK has sent its Lok Sabha leader TR Baalu to attend the meeting. Left leaders are expected to meet Balu later in the day.
Congress sources said Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Randeep Surjewala are likely to attend the meeting on behalf of the party.
Both the Congress and the Left are not impressed by Banerjee’s “unilateral” move to call the meeting, but sources in these parties said on Monday that they would still attend the meeting to avoid sending a signal of division in the opposition camp.
‘या लेखात समाविष्ट असलेल्या कोणत्याही माहिती/सामग्री/गणनाची अचूकता किंवा विश्वसनीयता हमी नाही. ही माहिती विविध माध्यमे / ज्योतिषी / पंचांग / प्रवचन / विश्वास / धर्मग्रंथांमधून गोळा करून तुमच्यासाठी आणली गेली आहे. आमचा हेतू फक्त माहिती पोहोचवणे आहे, त्याच्या वापरकर्त्यांनी ती फक्त माहिती म्हणून घ्यावी. याव्यतिरिक्त, त्याचा कोणताही वापर वापरकर्त्याची स्वतःची जबाबदारी असेल. ‘
‘The accuracy or reliability of any information/material/calculation contained in this article is not guaranteed. This information has been brought to you by collecting from various mediums / astrologers / almanacs / discourses / beliefs / scriptures. Our purpose is only to deliver information, its users should take it as mere information. In addition, any use thereof shall be the responsibility of the user himself.’