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Patna Opposition joint presser: 'Meet was fruitful, we have decided to work together' | LIVE UPDATES

Patna opposition meeting: Top leaders of Opposition parties met in Patna on Friday to chalk out a roadmap for the formation of an anti-BJP front for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

Edited By: Bhagya Luxmi @reportersfact Patna Updated on: June 23, 2023 23:52 IST
Mega Opposition meet ends, differences emerge; next huddle
Image Source : PTI Mega Opposition meet ends, differences emerge; next huddle in Shimla

Patna opposition meeting: The mega opposition leaders meeting in Patna, with eyes on the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, has concluded. The meeting was hosted by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (JDU) and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav (RJD) at the chief minister's 1, Aney Marg residence. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, party leader Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab's Bhagwant Mann, Tamil Nadu's M K Stalin, Jharkhand's Hemant Soren, Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav, Maharashtra's former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, and NCP president Sharad Pawar are among the leaders attended the first high-level Opposition meeting.

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  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Bhagya Luxmi

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves for Patna

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  • 7:39 AM (IST) Posted by Bhagya Luxmi

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    Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, party leader Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, her Delhi counterpart and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav, Maharashtra's former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and NCP president Sharad Pawar are among the leaders expected to attend the first high-level opposition meeting.

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