Mission 2024: Sharad Pawar to host meeting of non-Congress opposition parties today
New Delhi, June 21: NCP chief Sharad Pawar is likely to host meeting of non-Congress opposition parties tomorrow, amid speculation over a national coalition against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
"A meeting of Rashtra Manch, a political action group,launched by TMC leader Yashwant Sinha to be held at Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar's residence tomorrow," ANI reported.
"NCP's Majeed Menon, Samajwadi Party's Ghanshyam Tiwari and other leaders to participate in the meeting," it added.
Earlier in the day, the NCP chief met noted political strategist Prashant Kishor, amid speculations that a non-BJP, non-Congress national front ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha election.
Reportedly, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee want to form a non-BJP, non-Congress front of all regional parties to fight against the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Sharad Pawar is likely to play a larger role in the next general elections by way of putting together an anti-Modi alliance.
When asked about the meet, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said "Pawar is working to unite all opposition leaders. May be, the meeting was to discuss it. The party's national executive meeting is also taking place in the national capital tomorrow."
The NCP currently in alliance with the Shiv Sena and Congress in Maharashtra.