High Opposition leaders together with some chief ministers are anticipated to attend a digital assembly referred to as by Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday amid efforts to evolve a typical technique towards the NDA authorities, sources stated.
Gandhi’s workplace is learnt to have despatched invitations to NCP president Sharad Pawar and the chief ministers of West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee), Maharashtra (Uddhav Thackeray) and Tamil Nadu (MK Stalin) who’ve accepted the invites.
The assembly on August 20, which additionally occurs to be the start anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, is part of the Congress celebration’s efforts to unite varied Opposition events on key points confronting the nation and defeat the BJP within the upcoming meeting elections.
A number of Opposition events displayed a present of unity through the just-concluded Monsoon session of Parliament after they took on the federal government to hunt a dialogue on the Pegasus snooping row, in addition to the farm legal guidelines and different points.
The assembly additionally comes within the backdrop of the federal government demanding strict motion towards these indulging in unruly behaviour in Rajya Sabha through the passage of the Insurance coverage Modification Invoice.
The assembly additionally comes shut on the heels of an analogous dinner meet hosted by Congress chief Kapil Sibal, the place prime opposition leaders favoured unity amongst like-minded events to defeat the BJP.