Opposition events to huddle sooner than taking name on attending PM’s simultaneous polls meet

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties, including the Congress, which are opposed to holding of simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, will take a call on Wednesday morning whether to attend a meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ‘one nation, one election’ issue. Leaders of UPA constituents, who met in Parliament on…

Opposition events to huddle sooner than taking name on attending PM’s simultaneous polls meet

NEW DELHI: Opposition events, including the Congress, that are adversarial to preserving of simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and assert assemblies, will purchase a name on Wednesday morning whether to help a gathering convened by Top Minister

Narendra Modi

on the ‘one nation, one election’ assert of affairs.

Leaders of UPA constituents, who met in Parliament on Tuesday evening, discussed the assert of affairs and decided that they would aid additional discussions with other like-minded events sooner than taking a closing name on the topic.

Asked whether Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will aid Wednesday’s meeting convened by the Top Minister, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said “it is probably you’ll know the following day”.

Rahul evaded questions on the assert of affairs when posed to him after the meeting in Parliament.

Modi has invited the heads of all of the political events which don’t have any longer lower than one member either within the Lok Sabha or within the Rajya Sabha to discuss the assert of affairs.

Leaders of UPA constituents, including T R Balu and Kanimozi of DMK, Farooq Abdullah of Nationwide Conference, NCP chief

Supriya Sule

and P Okay Kunhali Kutty of IUML, attended Tuesday’s meeting in Parliament. Both Sonia and Rahul Gandhi had been designate on the meeting, moreover CPI’s D Raja and N Okay Premchandran of RSP.

Opposition events are weary of the meeting convened by the Top Minister as they really feel this could be a “entice” by the BJP and needs staunch dialogue sooner than going forward, sources said.

Many opposition events are yet to attain to a name on whether to help the meeting, whereas some celebration chiefs like

Mamata Banerjee

of TMC, M Okay Stalin of DMK and TRS’s Okay Chandrasekhar Rao have already decided to skip the meeting.

Banerjee excused herself and asked the Centre to tackle a white paper on the assert of affairs, in its attach of doing it “hurriedly”.

“A staunch response on this kind of sensitive and severe field like ‘one nation, one election’ in this kind of rapid time wouldn’t attain justice to the sector. The topic requires consultations with constitutional experts, election experts and above all, the celebration participants,” she said in a letter to parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi.

TRS will be represented on the meeting by its working president Okay T

Rama

Rao, the son of the

Telangana

chief minister.

The agenda for the meeting additionally comprise celebration of 75 years of Independence in 2022 and the a hundred and fiftieth starting up anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this one year. It could perchance perchance be adopted by a dinner-meeting with all of the MPs on June 20.


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