Opposition leaders hold strategy meeting in Delhi, to join protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi/UNI: Several Opposition leaders held another strategy meet on Friday morning, as stalemate continues in Parliament over 'Pegasus snooping' controversy and other issues.
देश के लोकतंत्र को बचाने के लिए यह एकजुटता जरूरी है। श्री @RahulGandhi जी ने सभी विपक्षी पार्टियों के वरिष्ठ नेताओं के साथ किसान, बेरोजगारी जैसे ज्वलंत मुद्दों पर चर्चा की।— Congress (@INCIndia) August 6, 2021
देश बचाने की लड़ाई में विपक्ष एकजुट है। pic.twitter.com/GYR4AOSlt0
Sources said Gandhi and other Opposition leaders would join protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar later.
The parties that attended the Friday morning meeting include DMK, Trinamool Congress (TMC), NCP, Shiv Sena, RJD, Samajwadi Party, CPI-M, AAP, CPI, IUML, RSP, NC and LJD.
Shri @RahulGandhi, LoP Shri @kharge & leaders of major Opposition parties discuss pertinent national issues during a morning meeting at Parliament House.— Congress (@INCIndia) August 6, 2021
The Opposition is united against the Modi govt's onslaught on our democracy, our people. pic.twitter.com/ZYPUbpuFCR
This is the second strategy meeting this week, as Opposition parties continue their protest against 'Pegasus', farm laws, price rise and other issues.
Meanwhile, leaders from TMC went to Jantar Mantar on Friday morning, where protesting farmer groups have been holding what they called 'Farmer's Parliament' since Jul 22.
TMC MPs Prasun Banerjee, Dola Sen and Aparupa Poddar visited the protesting farmers.