New Delhi, Feb 12 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi after meeting Opposition’s top leaders at the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s house in New Delhi, announced that a common minimum programme will be adopted by the anti-BJP coalition to wipe assault on Indian institutions being carried out by Narendra Modi,BJP and RSS.
Mamata Banerjee said, “We’ll work together at the national level. We’ll have a common minimum agenda. We’ll have a pre-poll alliance.”
Among those in attendance include Congress national president Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, and Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal.
After the meeting, Sharad Pawar, Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee addressed the media.
“We agreed that the principal target for all of us is to wipe out the assault on Indian institutions by Narendra Modi, BJP and RSS. We have a commitment that we’re all going to work together to defeat the BJP,” he said.
“We had a very constructive meeting, our collective target is to stop the BJP government. We also deliberated on the common minimum program of the coalition,” Rahul Gandhi said.
The mega rally titled ‘Remove Dictatorship, Save Country’, organised by Aam Admi Party’s (AAP)in New Delhi was attended by leaders of 15 opposition parties. The other opposition leaders attending the meet include Mr Naidu and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah.
Mamata Banerjee said the Indian democracy has become ‘Namocracy’, adding, the situation in the country is ‘worse than emergency’.
Banerjee also announced that TMC will fight unitedly with Congress and CPM to oust Modi from power at the national level.
“For greater interest of the nation, I am ready to sacrifice my life, I am ready to sacrifice my party, I am ready to sacrifice everything,” Bengal chief Minister said.