Congress sends invites for Opposition satyagraha in Gujarat

Sharad Pawar's NCP skips meeting called to discuss Opposition unity

The incident triggered a spate of reactions from the opposition parties, with the Samajwadi Party and the Congress seeking the resignation of the state health minister. On his part, Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad said NCP chief Pawar was unwell and he had spoken to him ahead of the meeting.

The NCP decision to stay away from the meeting of opposition leaders, attended by Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool), Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M), Omar Abdullah (NC), Naresh Agarwal (SP), S C Mishra (BSP) among others, was Pawar's way of telling the Congress that smaller allies can not be taken for granted.

Hailing over BJP and its rule, another saffron party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya stated that other than no other party is capable of ruling the government than them.

The reason, sources said, might be the NCP being miffed with the Congress after it expressed doubt over its integrity. Conduct any meeting; nothing can hamper us in any way, ? he said. Mr. Shivakumar had recently been through gruelling Income Tax raids soon after he took on the onerous task of safeguarding 40-odd Gujarat Congress MLAs from being poached by the BJP before the Rajya Sabha poll.

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Leaders of 18 opposition parties led by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will hold a meeting at 4.30 PM on Friday in Delhi to corner the NDA government on a range of issues.

On Wednesday NCP told Congress that the grand old party must remember this that Congress succeed only because of they helped them, They should not forget this in the future.

The party, which returned to power in May 2013 after a decade in the opposition, will contest the assembly election on the basis of its performance over the last four years, including various welfare schemes for the people across the state, he said. Despite all this two Congress MLAs Bhola Bhai Gohil and Raghav Bhai Patel is being voted by the Election Commission.

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