Mamata Banerjee to invite Sonia Gandhi today for mega Opposition rally
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will meet UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and leaders from several other parties on Wednesday, August 1 to invite them for a mega anti-BJP rally in Kolkata next year
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will meet UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and leaders from several other parties on Wednesday to invite them for a mega anti-BJP rally to be held in Kolkata on January 19 next year.
On Tuesday, she had meetings with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and MP Sharad Pawar and his daughter MP Supriya Sule, besides Ram Jethmalani, Yashwant Sinha and Satrugan Sinha.
On Wednesday, Banerjee will visit Parliament where she is expected to meet several opposition leaders before she meets Gandhi. Later, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arving Kejriwal is expected to call on her.
During her four-day visit to the national capital, Banerjee is reaching out to political parties to forge an anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) front for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The Kolkata rally is planned to help Banerjee realise her hopes of emerging as a pivot of Opposition efforts to dislodge the Narendra Modi government.
Inputs by NH Web Desk
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- Yashwant Sinha
- Bharatiya Janata Party
- Trinamool Congress
- Nationalist Congress Party
- Sharad Pawar
- Shatrughan Sinha
- Ram Jethmalani
- Aam Aadmi Party
- Supriya Sule
- 2019 Lok Sabha elections
- Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
- 2019 general elections
- UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi
- anti-BJP rally