New Delhi [India]: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Sharad Pawar at his home in Delhi on Tuesday ahead of the Opposition leaders’ conference tomorrow to go over different issues. ” Our honorable chairperson @MamataOfficial satisfied Shri @PawarSpeaks today. Two stalwart leaders set the stage for the meeting of all opposition forces; readied to take place tomorrow at the Constitution Club, New Delhi. Our willpower to combat dissentious pressures grows more powerful!” tweeted Trinamool Congress on Tuesday.
The 81-year-old Maratha stalwart appears to be the Resistance’s consensus candidate in the July 18 presidential election.
Pawar has been one of the seniormost political leaders of the country. He was a former Union minister and three-time chief minister. Pawar has been the pivot of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition government considering that it was formed two-and-a-half years earlier.
Mamata Banerjee has actually convened the Opposition leaders’ conference on June 15 in a proposal to unite the resistance parties ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls as well as prepare a joint strategy for the governmental surveys.
Banerjee had send a letter to 22 leaders, consisting of left parties, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah among others, advising them to participate in the June 15 meeting in New Delhi.