Many leaders from 26 Opposition parties have gathered together in Bengaluru and will meet to form a front that will take on the ruling BJP in the 2024 general elections. It is likely that Sonia Gandhi who is chairperson of the UPA to be named as the President of the Front.
Some notable persons attending the meeting are Sonia Gandhi, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi, Chief Ministers MK Stalin, Nitish Kumar, Arvind Kejriwal, Hemant Soren, Mamata Banerjee and RJD chief Lalu Prasad. Sharad Pawar will join in later.
The Front will be named in this meeting and suggestions have been sought from members. The name should have the word ”India” in it. The tagline wll be ”United we Stand.”
Earlier a dinner meeting held at the Taj West End Hotel saw Sonia Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee have a discussion for almost 20 minutes.