Mumbai – As the much-anticipated meeting of the ‘India’ alliance approaches, political leaders are engaging with the media, shedding light on the upcoming agenda and potential discussions set to take place during the two-day event in Mumbai. The alliance, consisting of various opposition parties, is gearing up to convene on Thursday and Friday to deliberate on critical issues facing the nation.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Bihar Chief Minister, Lalu Prasad Yadav, recently took the opportunity to address the media and provide a glimpse into the key objectives of the upcoming meeting. Speaking to the news agency ANI, Lalu Prasad shared his insights on the agenda and the overarching goals of the alliance.
#WATCH | Mumbai | Ahead of the meeting of the INDIA alliance, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says, "The agenda will be to make preparations for the times ahead. Elections are approaching. If candidates have to be decided, we need to sit together."— ANI (@ANI) August 30, 2023
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“The Mumbai meeting will serve as a platform for further preparations,” Lalu Prasad stated. “With the upcoming elections drawing closer, it is imperative that we strategize and determine our course of action.”
One of the central questions looming over the meeting pertains to the selection of a convenor for the ‘India’ alliance. Responding to queries about this pivotal role, Lalu Prasad hinted, “The decision on the convenorship will be announced tomorrow, marking a significant step in our collaboration.”
Expressing a resolute attitude, Lalu Prasad conveyed his confidence in the ability of the ‘India’ alliance to challenge the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the upcoming 2024 elections. He emphasized the collective strength and determination of the opposition in striving to bring about a change in leadership.
In a bold statement earlier, Lalu Prasad had asserted, “We are poised to confront Narendra Modi in Mumbai. Our resolve is unwavering; we aim to unseat Narendra Modi from power.”
The meeting in Mumbai is expected to attract widespread attention and speculation as leaders from various opposition parties converge to discuss their vision for the country’s future. With the political landscape heating up and the 2024 elections on the horizon, the deliberations and decisions taken during this gathering are likely to shape the course of Indian politics in the months to come.