Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said that Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is ready to come together to end their differences with the Congress in the national interest and form an alliance of opposition parties ahead of the 2024 general elections. Huh.
Pawar also told reporters here that he and some leaders of other states, including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, were not averse to joining hands with the Congress to form a front against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Is. BJP) in the next election
Responding to a question about the TMC supremo’s alleged differences with the Congress after contesting independently in West Bengal, Pawar said, “Mamata Banerjee had personally said that her party should come together in the national interest and work together.” Ready to work with Congress. A fair challenge before the ruling BJP.”
According to the former Union minister, Banerjee has also said that she is ready to forget her experience with the Congress in the West Bengal state elections. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief said that during the West Bengal elections, TMC felt that the Congress and CPI(M) alliance helped the BJP win more seats in the state.
“The Trinamool Congress was deeply disappointed after the West Bengal elections, but the party chief modified his stand,” he said.
TMC had won a landslide victory in West Bengal elections in May last year. Elaborating on his discussion with Nitish Kumar and Farooq Abdullah about providing a political alternative at the national level, he said, “Our detailed discussion was about increasing cooperation and support among like-minded parties. There are parties that are of opinion in the Congress to offer an alternative to the current BJP-led government.”
Patra ‘Chawl’ case: ‘Ready for any investigation’ in Patra ‘Chaul’ case: Pawar
NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that he was “always ready” for any kind of probe, as the Enforcement Directorate had filed a chargesheet in the letter ‘Chaul’ redevelopment case involving Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut.
Addressing reporters here, Pawar said registering cases and arresting opposition leaders seems to be a major project of the Centre. He said, ‘I am always ready for any kind of inquiry. I just want to know that if the allegations against me are proved to be baseless, then what action will be taken against the party leaders who made such allegations against me in the beginning.