The Congress appeared remarkably unperturbed on a day when it misplaced 12 of 17 MLAs in Meghalaya to the Trinamool Congress, ceding the place of the state’s foremost opposition, because it capped a method assembly in Delhi on Thursday with a pledge to uphold unity amongst opponents of the ruling BJP.
“Under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, we discussed the coming parliament session. We have to raise a lot of issues in parliament. On 29th, we will raise the MSP (Minimum Support Price) and farmers’ issue,” senior Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge mentioned in a briefing.
“We will raise inflation, petrol and diesel prices and Chinese incursions. We want a discussion on all these issues. We will coordinate with all other parties – Trinamool, and others to have a coordinated approach,” he mentioned.
“We want opposition unity,” Mr Kharge mentioned.
The assertion got here on a day when the Trinamool – a spin-off of the Congress-led by Mamata Banerjee – took in former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and 11 different Congress MLAs in an enormous coup for West Bengal’s ruling occasion within the northeast.