- Congress leaders AK Antony, Anand Sharma, Mallikarjun Kharge others attended the meeting
- Congress finalises its strategy for Winter Session in Parliament
- Fuel price hike, Farm laws on top agenda
The Congress party on Thursday met at chief Sonia Gandhi's residence to decide on strategy in the upcoming Winter Session in the Parliament. As per reports, the party has decided to reach out to other Opposition parties on key issues.
Congress leaders AK Antony, Anand Sharma, Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, KC Venugopal, K Suresh, Ravneet Bittu, Jairam Ramesh attended the meeting. However, former party president Rahul Gandhi was a no-show.
The party has decided to reach out to other opposition parties on key issues. Sources have told India TV that concerns were raised in today's meeting by some leaders whether the Congress should reach TMC, to which Sonia Gandhi said that they should, and leave it up to the Trinamool Congress to decide.
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge said, "In Congress Parliament Strategy Group meeting today, we have decided that we will raise a range of issues in the Parliament, including inflation, prices of petrol and diesel, Chinese aggression and issues of Jammu and Kashmir."