Opposition Leaders to convene in Patna for key meeting on June 12. All you need to know
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will host a meeting of non-NDA opposition leaders in Patna on 12 June. The rally aims to unite opposition parties against the BJP government ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections.
During a gathering of JD(U) officials at the party's state office, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that the planned meeting of non-NDA opposition leaders would take place in Patna on June 12.
1. Uddhav faction leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said that, “Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has invited all the big leaders who are not with BJP and all the patriotic parties who want change in 2024, to Patna on 12th June. Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar have also been invited. We are thinking of going to Patna," ANI reported.
2. Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren on Wednesday confirmed his party's attendance at the meeting of leading Opposition forces in Patna on June 12.
3. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief MK Stalin said on Wednesday that he has sought postponement of the meeting of leading Opposition parties. Stalin confirmed the party's participation in the meeting, which is aimed at putting together a grand Opposition alliance against the BJP-led central government ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections.
4. Confirming the news, Samrat Choudhary, the president of BJP's Bihar unit, stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bihar in June before the opposition leaders' meeting, as reported by ANI. During his visit, it is anticipated that the Prime Minister will address a public gathering. While the specific date is yet to be finalized, Samrat Choudhary, the president of BJP's Bihar unit, mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bihar would occur during the ongoing "Maha Sampark Abhiyan," a statewide campaign that began on Wednesday and will conclude on June 30.
5. As per a report by TOI, Several major political parties have reportedly given their consent to attend the opposition leaders' meeting. These include the Congress party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Nationalist Congress Party led by Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena led by former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha led by CM Hemant Soren, Samajwadi Party led by former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) led by former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala, Rashtriya Lok Dal led by Rajya Sabha member Jayant Chaudhary, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) led by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM), and Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML).
Milestone Alert!Livemint tops charts as the fastest growing news website in the world 🌏 Click here to know more.