This time in the monsoon session of Parliament, opposition unity was seen and today the same sight was seen in the foot march of opposition leaders from Parliament House to Vijay Chowk. In this entire session, Rahul Gandhi appeared completely active, while now Congress President Sonia Gandhi has also started trying to maintain the opposition unity even further. Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of leaders of opposition parties next week, in which many leaders can attend.
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and many other leaders have been called in this meeting. There are elections in many states including UP next year and before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is preparing to play a big role by taking the opposition parties along.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Thursday that Congress President Sonia Gandhi will meet chief ministers and leaders of Congress-ruled states. Sanjay Raut said that Uddhav Thackeray will also participate in this meeting. During the monsoon session, this time the Congress prepared a strategy with the opposition parties and attacked the government fiercely on other issues including Pegasus.
Leaders of opposition parties gathered at Congress MP Kapil Sibal’s house recently. Apart from 23 Congress leaders, leaders of most opposition parties also attended this dinner party. The unity of opposition parties against BJP, the role of Congress was also discussed.