New Delhi: TMC Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has met Arun Shourie, Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha. TMC MP Derek O’Brien was also present during the meeting.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is camping in Delhi and trying to mobilise like-minded parties to form an anti-BJP federal front. On a three-day trip to the national capital, the TMC supremo met BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha and Yashwant Sinha and former Union minister Arun Shourie. All the three leaders have been vocal critics of the NDA regime.
The all-important meeting with her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to take place at 6 pm. “Banerjee is interested in having a conversation with Arvind (Kejriwal) about a number of issues, including his participation in a possible federal front… She is also interested in asking about his politics of apology and also the recent HC judgment on the EC disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs,” a source told .
Meanwhile, senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said in Uttar Pradesh, that in an earlier meeting with TMC supremo and West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, it was discussed that a grand alliance should be formed and elections should be fought unitedly against BJP.
“When we met Mamata Banerjee it was decided that a grand alliance should be formed and elections should be fought unitedly against BJP,” Khan was quoted as saying by.
Banerjee, who met NCP chief Sharad Pawar, SP’s Ram Gopal Yadav and DMK’s Kanimozhi among others on Tuesday, has also expressed her willingness to have a tete-a-tete with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP supremo Mayawati if the leaders invite her for a meeting to Lucknow.