NCP Chief Sharad Pawar (C), TMC Leader Yashwant Sinha (2L), NCP leader Majeed Memon (L) and other leaders of different opposition parties, and other personalities after the meeting of the Rashtra Manch at the residence of Sharad Pawar, in New Delhi
Leaders from the Congress are on the list of invitees for the next meeting of an opposition forum sometime next month, dedicated to discussing “diverse political thoughts” that will devise “alternatives” to the present political setup. Co-convened by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar and Trinamool Congress vice president, Yashwant Sinha under the broad rubric of Rashtra Manch, the body will not be a formal third front, but initially, only a space to discuss alternative ideas. Retired ambassadors, judges, and activists joined the meeting along with representatives from political parties.
Samajwadi Party leader Ghanshyam Tiwari told Business Standard
that a ‘decision’ not to invite the Congress party to the meeting was just a “rumour”. The next meeting will
First Published: Jun 22 2021 | 10:25 PM IST