17 September, 2023 CNI News: Following the INDIA bloc Coordination Committee meeting on Wednesday, DMK MP TR Baalu announced that the coalition of over two dozen opposition parties had decided to organise their first public rally together in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, during the first week of October. Madhya Pradesh is a state that will go to the polls soon.The DMK MP added that the states with assembly elections later this year will be given priority and that the component parties will begin seat-sharing talks as soon as possible.
“We have made the decision to pursue seat-sharing plans and conversations at various states. Priority will be given to the states that will hold assembly elections right away. In the first week of October, the first rally would take place in Bhopal, according to Baalu.On Wednesday, 12 members of the INDIA alliance’s Coordination Committee met for the first time at NCP leader Sharad Pawar’s home in the nation’s capital.
“The first meeting of the Coordination Committee was held today at the residence of Sharad Pawar and attended by 12 members parties. Abhishek Banerjee of All India Trinamool Congress could not attend the meeting due to a summon by the Enforcement Directorate, arising out of the vendetta politics of Bharatiya Janata Party,” the joint statement read.
“The Coordination Committee has decided to start the process for determining seat-sharing. It was decided that member parties would hold talks and decide at the earliest,” it stated.“The coordination committee authorised the Sub-Group on Media to decide upon the names of the anchors on whose shows none of the INDIA parties will send their representatives,” it added.
Later this year, elections for state legislative bodies are scheduled in states including Telangana, Rajasthan, and Chattisgarh.
Following the special session of the Parliament, the next INDIA Alliance meeting will be held.Additionally, there was discussion in the gathering about the Sanatan Dharma dispute. According to reports, after discussion over Stalin’s letter, it was decided that all parties would take the same stance.
A 14-member coordination committee was named by the opposition’s Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) at its third meeting, held on September 1 in Mumbai.
The names of 13 members have been announced; however, the name of one person is yet to be revealed. The Opposition has yet to choose a convener. The 14-member committee includes KC Venugopal (Congress), Sharad Pawar (NCP), TR Baalu (DMK), Hemant Soren (JMM), Sanjay Raut (SS), Tejasvi Yadav (RJD), Abhishek Banerjee (TMC), Raghav Chaddha (AAP), Javed Ali Khan (SP), Lallan Singh (JD(U)), D Raja (CPI), Omar Abdullah (NC), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and one leader is from the CPI(M) that will give the name later.