Arvind Kejriwal To Meet Mamata Banerjee Right this moment Amid Recent AAP-Centre Row

Arvind Kejriwal to satisfy Mamata Banerjee: The assembly is scheduled for round 2 pm. (file)


In one other spherical of Opposition conferences throughout the nation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna, the state secretariat in Kolkata. The assembly comes after the union authorities introduced in an govt order that overrides the Supreme Court docket verdict on transfers and postings of officers that favoured the Delhi Authorities led by Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Occasion. The assembly is scheduled for round 2 pm.

The principal Opposition social gathering, the Indian Nationwide Congress, which has thus far been at loggerheads with the Aam Aadmi Occasion, on Monday indicated that whereas it agrees in precept that the Centre’s govt order on transfers and postings in Delhi is undermining the Supreme Court docket, they would favor to take a collective resolution on their stance on siding with Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Occasion within the Parliament.

“The Congress Occasion has not taken any resolution on the problem of the Ordinance introduced in opposition to the SC judgment on the powers of the Authorities of NCT of Delhi with respect to appointment of officers. It is going to seek the advice of its state items & different like-minded events on the identical.

The Occasion believes within the Rule of Regulation and on the similar time doesn’t condone pointless confrontation, political witch-hunt and campaigns based mostly on lies in opposition to political opponents by any political social gathering,” Congress Normal Secretary Ok C Venugopal tweeted final evening.

Different points like forming a collective technique to tackle the BJP in 2024 is also on the agenda as Mr Kejriwal meets Mamata Banerjee. The assembly comes after Mamata Banerjee has already met a number of Opposition leaders from throughout the nation together with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, RJD’s Tejaswi Yadav, Samajwadi Occasion chief Akhilesh Yadav, and JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy. Whereas all these leaders have been eager on a standard technique, Mamata Banerjee has additionally met Naveen Patnaik who has introduced he’ll keep away from any Opposition formation.

Nitish Kumar and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday flew to Delhi and met Arvind Kejriwal, who has proposed a Rajya Sabha “plan” that might be a “semi-final” earlier than the overall elections.

Arvind Kejriwal may even meet Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Could 24 and 25 respectively in Mumbai to debate the plan to dam the Ordinance within the Rajya Sabha.

The centre has justified the Ordinance saying that twin authority and duty of the nationwide capital will endanger safety, and have an effect on the coordination that the administration of the nation requires.

Senior authorities officers defined to Ednbox the 5 most necessary components that drove the Centre’s resolution.

Sources stated the Centre took in depth suggestions from bureaucrats, particularly these working in Delhi. “Many have communicated to us how they’re unable to work effectively and are sometimes accused of siding with the Centre,” they stated.

KC Venugopal on Monday additionally stated the opposition will maintain a gathering during which many events will take part.

His remarks got here after a gathering with Nitish Kumar, who’s main the cost of uniting the opposition events in opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Occasion forward of subsequent 12 months’s Lok Sabha polls.