The Congress will work with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s occasion to make sure opposition unity regardless of their variations, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge advised NDTV this afternoon.
Ms Banerjee got here to Delhi forward of the winter session of parliament to debate how her Trinamool Congress and different opposition events can work collectively to query the National Democratic Alliance, or NDA, on key points like value rise, withdrawing farm legal guidelines and the border pressure with China.
“We are trying our best. Under the leadership of Congress president Sonia Gandhi ji, we had a strategy committee meeting yesterday. Both house leaders were present. Whatever the outside political scenario, but inside we should be united to redress the grievances of the common people,” Mr Kharge advised NDTV.
The talks of opposition unity come amid flashpoints in Goa and Meghalaya the place the Trinamool Congress have managed to enroll Congress leaders, successfully lowering the Congress’s presence within the two states.
“You see, that is an organisational matter. The high command will deal with those issues. As far as parliament is concerned, we are requesting all parties to be united against the BJP government’s policies,” Mr Kharge mentioned.
At least 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya have joined Ms Banerjee’s occasion. In Assam, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Haryana too, the Trinamool Congress made inroads at the price of the Congress.
In Delhi, Ms Banerjee has already given an open invitation to any chief who needed to affix Trinamool Congress in its battle towards the BJP. She additionally flared up when requested a few potential assembly with Ms Gandhi, questioning if it was “mandatory”.