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In mission Delhi, Mamata to visit Parliament, address rally at Jantar Mantar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Mamata Banerjee, who will arrive here on Tuesday night to take part in the mega opposition rally at Jantar Mantar, will be visiting Parliament on Wednesday and participate at an official event in the city, sources said.

Banerjee will address the AAP's 'Tanashahi Hatao, Desh Bachao' (Remove Dictatorship, Save Country) rally at on Wednesday.

She will then visit Trinamool Congress' office at Parliament where she is expected to meet party lawmakers and MPs from other parties, the sources said.

Banerjee will also participate at an official event in the city, details of which were yet to be shared.

She is likely to be in till Thursday, according to a in Kolkata.

"As per the schedule Banerjee will leave for on February 12 and attend the opposition rally convened by on February 13. She will also meet leaders of various opposition parties," the leader had said.

Banerjee has emerged as one of the most formidable voices of the opposition and her visit to assumes significance after the protest she led in Kolkata over CBI's attempt to interrogate the in chit fund scam cases created a political storm.

She has been at loggerheads with the ruling BJP, which is eyeing to garner at least 22 of 42 seats from Bengal in the upcoming elections.

Last month, Banerjee organised a rally of opposition parties in Kolkata, where she called to oust the at the Centre, claiming its "expiry date" has passed.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 16:20 IST
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