Congress’ Parliament session dilemma is to play along ‘predator AITC’

Congress MPs will search a authorized framework for minimal help worth for crops and press for resignation of Union MoS for residence Ajay Mishra over the Lakhimpur incident within the winter session of Parliament. The get together will, nonetheless, not power a washout of the session, Congress leaders mentioned after a gathering of the Congress Committee on Parliamentary Affairs at Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Thursday. Congress members may even take part in process and discussions when the federal government brings payments to repeal the farms legal guidelines.

As is customary, the Congress committee authorised chief of opposition within the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge to attain out to leaders of different opposition events to maximise ground coordination on widespread points through the session that begins on Monday. “We will fight the issue of farm laws. We have prepared a list of 15-16 issues on which we can reach an agreement and fight unitedly in Parliament against BJP,” Kharge informed media individuals.

Congress leaders are furious by AITC’s incessant poaching of its leaders and MLAs, however are additionally aware that as essential opposition, Congress has to retain the lead function of playmaker. “As the principal opposition, the Congress party recognises our responsibility and duty to take initiatives to reach out and coordinate with other opposition parties to unitedly rally against wrong policies and legislations of the government. We shall do that,” Congress RS deputy chief Anand Sharma mentioned.

While AICC spokespersons and get together chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury vented the get together’s anger over AITC’s ‘retail and wholesale’ poaching of Congress leaders and legislators, the Congress management, as nicely different opposition events, recognised its limitations. AITC’s non-cooperation may lead to emergence of an opposition bloc led by it, additional undermining Congress attain. Many really feel AITC chief Mamata Banerjee could not enable her MPs to stay supporting solid of Congress however would allow them to steal the present, maybe in coordination with MPs of AAP and SP, with a watch on the forthcoming polls in Punjab and UP.

Chowdhury expectedly slammed Banerjee’s Meghalaya operation earlier than the assembly. “This conspiracy to break Congress is happening not only in Meghalaya, but the whole of northeast. I challenge CM Mamata Banerjee to first elect them on AITC’s symbol before formally welcoming them to her party,” he mentioned. On Banerjee not assembly Gandhi, he mentioned, “if she meets Sonia Gandhi now, then Modi will be angry. Her actions changed soon after her nephew was summoned by ED.”

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