Congress President Sonia Gandhi reached out to NCP chief Sharad Pawar and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and different opposition leaders over the upcoming Presidential election.
She met numerous opposition leaders on Saturday.
After discussions, Sonia Gandhi has deputed Chief of Opposition (LoP) Mallikarjun Kharge to co-ordinate with different leaders as she is affected by Covid-19 an infection.
“Congress President Sonia Gandhi had reached out and deliberated the problem of the upcoming Presidential election with Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee and another opposition leaders,” stated an announcement from the Congress.
“As per her discussions with different opposition leaders, she deputed the LoP Mallikarjun Kharge to co-ordinate with different leaders in view of her ailing well being owing to Covid-19,” the assertion added.
The assertion stated that the Congress is of the opinion that the nation wants a President who can defend the Structure, democratic establishments and residents from the continuing onslaught by the ruling BJP.
Whereas the get together has not instructed a selected identify for the presidential polls, it stated it owes it to folks to elect a President who can apply a ‘therapeutic contact’ to India’s “fractured social material”.
“The time is ripe to rise above our variations for the sake of our nation and its folks. Discussions and deliberations need to be open-minded and in step with this spirit. We imagine that Indian Nationwide Congress together with different events ought to be taking this dialogue ahead,” stated the get together within the assertion.