New Delhi: It is being speculated that the opposition is uniting together to chalk out a roadmap fort defeating BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday announced that the JD(S)-Congress combine has been invited by the governor to form the government in Karnataka and he will take oath as the chief minister on Wednesday at around 12:30 pm.
Key opposition party leaders of different states are likely to mark their attendance at the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka CM-designate Kumaraswamy on Wednesday.The bigger idea is to huddle together the opposition leaders including Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu , Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao among others, who hold important Lok Sabha seats.
The swearing-in ceremony is likely to become a platform for the anti-BJP forces to start pooling in resources ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Invites have been sent to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Mamta Banerjee of TMC from West Bengal, Akhilesh Yadav of Samajwadi Party from Uttar Pradesh and Sharad Pawar of NCP from Maharashtra.
RJD leader Tejashwi yadav has even confirmed his presence in the ceremony. As many as 17 opposition parties have been sent invites for the ceremony.