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Mamata Banerjee To Visit Delhi, Meet Opposition For Parliament Strategy


Mamata Banerjee To Visit Delhi, Meet Opposition For Parliament Strategy

New Delhi:

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will go to Delhi between November 22 and 25, with the winter session of the Parliament scheduled to start on November 29. 

The Trinamool chief’s go to will embody conferences with opposition leaders to speak technique to tackle the BJP in what’s more likely to be one other explosive session – by which farm legal guidelines’ repeal will take centrestage.

The three farm legal guidelines – handed final 12 months amid ruckus within the Parliament – triggered livid protests from farmers throughout the nation, resulting in greater than 15 months of protests until Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday mentioned the legal guidelines can be repealed this month.

Ms Banerjee tweeted “heartfelt congratulations to each single farmer”, provided condolences to the households of farmers who had died, and slammed the BJP for the “cruelty” meted out to the protesters.

Mamata Banerjee can also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, information company PTI mentioned this week. The 2 are anticipated to debate points just like the centre’s contentious improve of BSF jurisdiction.

Final month Ms Banerjee wrote to PM Modi on this subject and slammed it as an try and intervene with the federal construction of the nation. The centre had elevated BSF jurisdiction to 50 km from the worldwide border in Bengal, Punjab and Assam, drawing fierce criticism from the primary two states.

Assam is dominated by the BJP. Punjab, the place the Congress is in energy, will maintain an election subsequent 12 months.

Ms Banerjee was final in Delhi in July – it was her first go to to the nationwide capital since main the Trinamool to a shocking victory over the BJP within the April-Might Bengal election.

Then too opposition unity was on the agenda; the Bengal Chief Minister had earlier made a pitch for that in a speech attended by high leaders, together with the Congress’ P Chidambaram and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, the Shiv Sena’s Priyanka Chaturvedi and the Samajwadi Get together’s Ram Gopal Yadav.

Ms Banerjee additionally met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi was additionally current in talks seen as vital as the 2 events sought frequent floor forward of the 2024 polls.

“We mentioned the unity of the opposition. It was an excellent assembly, constructive assembly. To defeat the BJP, all people wants to come back collectively. Everybody should work collectively,” Ms Banerjee had mentioned.

Her Bengal victory prompted discuss of her turning into the face of a unified nationwide opposition to PM Modi and the BJP forward of the 2024 Lok Sabha election.

Since then, the Trinamool has been testing waters outdoors Bengal, with Abhishek Banerjee in Tripura (which votes in 2023) and the Chief Minister campaigning in Goa (which votes in 2022).

Ms Banerjee has since additionally been talked up as a attainable Prime Minister candidate.

However chatting with BoardingFlight in Might she was cautious on this, saying: Typically you can not resolve all of the issues proper now. It’s totally different throughout election time. There needs to be a standard minimal programme.”

In August, Mrs Gandhi hosted one other meet of opposition leaders. Ms Banerjee was at that assembly (held nearly), as have been her counterparts from Tamil Nadu (MK Stalin), Maharashtra (Uddhav Thackeray) and Jharkhand (Hemant Soren), and the RJD, the NCP and the Left.

“Overlook who’s the chief, let’s preserve our private pursuits apart,” Ms Banerjee had mentioned amid intense hypothesis about who will lead the opposition within the struggle in opposition to the BJP.

With enter from PTI

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