Under the leadership of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, 19 parties united on Friday and talked about fighting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the next Lok Sabha elections. Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who attended the meeting, also advised the opposition parties that the public will have to be convinced that unity will prevail if the power is seen in front. In fact, he was referring to the need to allay the apprehensions that the BJP is saying that this unity will be broken on the question of leadership.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray requested the opposition parties to win the trust of the people and stay united and strong. He made this appeal during an online meeting of leaders of opposition parties called by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut told reporters on Saturday, “During the meeting, Thackeray emphasized that the parties have to win the trust of the people.” There is no longing about it. But even when power is in front, people should have faith in opposition parties that they will remain strong and united.
Raut said that Sonia Gandhi had personally spoken to leaders of all parties and requested them to attend the meeting. He said that there was also a discussion on how to prepare for the upcoming general election by staying united, besides the alleged Pegasus espionage case, issues related to farmers, rising inflation and ‘attack on democracy’ were also discussed in the online meeting. Hui.
Asked about the situation in Afghanistan, Raut said India faces a threat from the Taliban as it has the support of India’s enemies Pakistan and China. “If voices are raised in support of Taliban in India, then the government should crush them immediately,” he said.
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK leader M.K. Leaders of 19 opposition parties including Stalin and Jharkhand Chief Minister and JMM leader Hemant Soren and Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had attended.