New Delhi: On Monday, the opposition parties will meet at the Parliament annexe at 2pm to formalize a joint strategy on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.This is the first meeting of the political parties over CAA which will be chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The members are to discuss about the police actions against the protesters and students during the CAA protests.
The invitation has been sent out by Congress to all the like-minded parties to come on a common platform to chalk out a joint strategy on the CAA and the alleged brutality against the students. The Left, Samajwadi Party, NCP, DMK and the RJD are likely to attend the meeting against the BJP’s policies. The opposition parties had approached President Ram Nath Kovind on December 17, 2019 seeking his intervention on the issue of violence in central universities against CAA.
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she would skip the meeting and continue her protests against the CAA, NCR and NPR alone. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will also skip the meeting. According to sources, they will not send a representative to the meeting because of their differences with Congress