AAP Dharna LIVE Updates: Aam Aadmi Party To Hold Key Meeting At Arvind Kejriwal’s Residence At 12 Pm Today: Prior to the impasse between AAP and the lieutenant-governor in Delhi, Ahmed Patel, the Congress leader met with Mamata Banerjee, The Trinamool Congress chief on the last Sunday, triggering speculations.
As per the CNN-News 18, the Congress reached out to Banerjee after being secluded in Delhi where it has opposed Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister’s demand of statehood for Delhi.
This is Another indication of the Sunday meeting where the Congress is solely interested in being a part of the Opposition coalition against the ruling BJP in advance of the Lok Sabha election of 2019.
And the building up of a non-Congress front can be tensed for the Congress anyway.
“Patel meeting Banerjee is politically significant as it is likely that he has been directed by Congress leader Sonia Gandhi to meet the chief minister. Banerjee today is in the leading role of uniting all Opposition parties against BJP. And Congress obviously wants to be a part of it,” a TMC source told PTI.
Patel, has arrived to meet with the West Bengal, Chief Minister, Mamta Banerjee with some flowers and a big fruit basket, was warmly encourage inside in Chanakyapuri, the Bangla Bhavan, by the TMC supremo.
At the same time, there numerous, regional parties, including the TMC, the Telugu Desam Party, the Janata Dal (Secular) and the Left have comprehensive support to the Aam Aadmi Party leader, Congress has criticised Kejriwal for his “theatrics”.
Kejriwal’s campaign against, Anil Baijal, the Lieutenant-General, a central government appointee, over his suspected attempts to stall his government’s functioning which is turn to be the reason of a rallying point for many Opposition parties against the party BJP.
Banerjee, Pinarayi Vijayan, the Kerala chief minister and N Chandrababu Naidu the Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister, alongside, the HD Kumaraswamy, the Karnataka Chief Minister had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the sidelines of the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting on Sunday which also urged the Centre to resolve the standoff.
This also seems like that Patel met Banerjee ahead of the election for the deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha in order to seek support for the Congress nominee regarding the post, CNN-News18 reported.
in the midst of three regional parties, like, TRS, BJD, and YSRCP are all set to hold the main key to the election of Rajya Sabha’s deputy chairman, both the ruling NDA and the Opposition parties are all set to woo them.
The Opposition’s combined strength in the Upper House including the one-time BJP-ally TDP has 117 votes. But the endearing candidate will need 122 votes in the 245-member House.
The BJP, which is the single largest party in the Upper House has been supportive of 106 members, including that of 14 AIADMK members.
PTI source, says, that Derek O’Brien, the TMC leader, is trying to build consensus to field a non-Congress, but Congress-backed contenders from the Opposition.
The names of TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy and BJD leader Prasanna Acharya are going around for the post.
The BJD with nine members in the Upper House, though, has been maintaining equal distance from both the BJP and the Congress which is yet to decide which way to go.
likewise, the other two parties — TRS with six members and the YSRCP with two members — are now all set to open their cards on this very vital election which is seen as a test of the Opposition’s unity.
As per the other sources on both sides, the 17 members from these three parties are all set to deciding factor in electing for the next deputy chairman.
The ruling party, floor managers of are also in touch with these three parties, because all of them had supported the BJP for the duration of the presidential election in 2017. The BJD, though, had eventually, extended its support to the Congress candidate for the vice-president post and sector.