With the race hotting up for the elections for the next Vice President of India, the opposition is contemplating the candidature of either Sharad Yadav or D Raja. The move to select Sharad JD(U) as the candidate is interesting considering that the party is backing the BJP’s Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential poll.
The opposition has decided to launch a massive agitation if the National Democratic Alliance does not chose a consensus candidate for the next President of India. After a series of meetings on Friday, the opposition leaders said that the NDA must put up a consensus candidate. The elections will be held in July.
The opposition which has decided to unite to beat the BJP will launch its first anti-Modi stir from May 1 onwards. The Congress would lead the stir backed by the Left, Janata Dal (United) and the Samajwadi Party. This first anti-Modi stir would be held on May 1 which is Labour Day.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi is back in the driving seat and this time steering a combined opposition to put up a candidate for the Presidential elections to be held in July. The Presidential elections would be a real test for the opposition which feels the only way to beat the BJP is to stay united and fight together.
Beaten and bruised after the BJP stormed Uttar Pradesh, the opposition parties have decided to come forward and challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The grand alliance comprising almost all parties have decided to fight the 2019 elections unitedly to beat the Modi-Amit Shah led BJP.
Brain storming sessions have been held after the UP elections and it was decided that the only way to stop the Modi juggernaut is stand united and fight him. While in principle, all the parties in the opposition have decided to come together, they are yet to decide on a consensus candidate to lead this grand alliance.
Bengaluru, Nov 19: As the queues get shorter at banks, the opposition in India appears to be running out of ideas. Since the time Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Rs 500 and 1,000 notes will no longer be legal tender, the opposition has trained its guns on the government.
The government says that it is doing its best to ease the pain of the people. Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the implementation could not have been better. It is a fact that in most places the queues are getting shorter and the topic for discussion on the streets is not only about demonetisation.