New Delhi. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said that it would make every effort to form a broad coalition of various parties, including the Congress, to take on the BJP in 2024, but it did not criticize the Trinamool Congress. ) kept himself away from the statements of President Mamata Banerjee (TMC Leader Mamata Banerjee). Talking about the NCP working committee discussions, party spokesperson Nawab Malik told reporters that the people of the country are “bored” by the BJP government at the Center and want change in 2024. Malik said the internal elections of the NCP would be held next year followed by a national convention in Delhi on June 9 and 10.
NCP leader Malik said, “We will make every effort to unite all non-BJP parties, including the Congress, to form an alternative to the BJP.” People want change in 2024. If an alternative alliance is formed, then change will happen in 2024. He, however, did not say anything about who would lead such an alliance. Malik said NCP chief Sharad Pawar was emphasizing on the need to unite all opposition parties to create a comprehensive alternative to the BJP.
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The NCP’s remarks on the BJP’s alternative came on a day Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met former Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Asked how the opposition parties are coming together to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Raut said efforts are on for the same. The Rajya Sabha member said, “I have asked Rahulji to take the initiative and work in this direction. There can be no (opposition) front without Congress. What will happen if there are two or three fronts of the opposition?
Raut had made this claim about Mamta
Raut, in his article in Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ on Sunday, had claimed that Mamata was thinking of forming an alliance without Congress. He said that Rahul will soon visit Mumbai. The Shiv Sena leader said that he is meeting Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday and they will discuss national politics.
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A few days ago, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had termed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) as non-existent. He had also targeted Gandhi and questioned the Congress for leading the opposition alliance.
On the upcoming assembly elections in five states, Malik said the NCP is in talks with the Congress for a pre-poll alliance in Goa and Uttarakhand, while talks with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav are open for a possible alliance in Uttar Pradesh. Huh.
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