Kolkata: Trinamul Congress chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is not going to attend the Opposition events’ meet referred to as by NCP chief Sharad Pawar on June 21 to resolve the candidature for the Presidential election which can happen on July 24, sources stated on Sunday. She has knowledgeable him about her incapability to attend after getting his invitation in electronic mail on Saturday night.
She is prone to ship her nephew, get together basic secretary and MP Abhishek Banerjee, to signify her and get a really feel of the heartbeat on the assembly, in line with sources.
Whereas a bit of TMC leaders claimed that Mamata Banerjee was upset with the agenda talked about in Pawar’s letter, one other group identified her preoccupation on that date as the rationale for her skipping the meet.
TMC insiders alleged that there was no point out in Pawar’s letter of a future deliberation of the choice to discipline a candidate on the premise of a consensus amongst Opposition events, which was taken on the earlier assembly initiated by Mamata Banerjee in New Delhi on June 15.
This harm her and prompted her to resolve to skip the meet regardless of sharing cordial relations with the NCP chief, revealed a celebration chief on Sunday.
Final week, 17 out of twenty-two Opposition leaders from the Congress, DMK, NCP and the Samajwadi Occasion amongst others had attended the June 15 to resolve a Presidential candidate in opposition to the BJP-led NDA authorities on the Centre. Pawar had met Mamata Banerjee on that day.
Pawar declined to be the joint Opposition candidate on the June 15 assembly whereas J&Okay Nationwide Convention chief Dr Farooq Abdullah, one of many names talked about on the assembly, additionally stated he was unavailable.