Presidential Election: Opposition meeting on June 21 under the leadership of Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee will be absent
Presidential Election 2022: Presidential Election There will be a meeting of opposition parties on June 21 regarding this. This meeting will be under the leadership of NCP’s all-pervading Sharad Pawar. Apart from this, 12 parties will participate in the meeting. According to sources, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not be able to attend the meeting. However, senior Trinamool Congress leaders may be present in his place.
A senior Trinamool Congress leader said Mamata Banerjee would not be able to attend the meeting due to the pre-scheduled schedule. He has also given an idea to Sharad Pawar in this regard. But a leader of our party will be present there. The general candidate who defends the democratic values of the country will be chosen as the candidate of the opposition.
Earlier, leaders of Congress, Samajwadi Party, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Dravida Munnetra Kalagham (DMK), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Left parties attended the meeting called by Mamata Banerjee. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Shiromani. The Akali Dal (SAD), AIMIM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) decided to stay away from the meeting. Shiv Sena, Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Marxist Party (CPI-M), CPI-ML, National Conference, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Janata Dal (Secular), Krantikari Samajwadi Party (RSP), Indian Union Muslim at the meeting Leaders of the League, Rashtriya Lok Dal and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha were also present.
The term of outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24. The election of the country’s next president will be held on July 18. The President is elected by the elected members of both the Houses of Parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of all the states, including Delhi and the Union Territory of Puducherry. The BJP-led alliance is projected to garner over 48 per cent votes in the 10.86 lakh electoral body and is likely to get support from some regional parties.