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Curious absentees and shock attendees of Rahul Gandhi’s breakfast assembly | India Information

NEW DELHI: Leaders of 15 opposition events attended Rahul Gandhi’s breakfast assembly earlier than they pedalled on bicycles in a present of solidarity to Parliament on Tuesday morning. Whereas this can be a constructive growth for the opposition, there have been not less than 10 events who remained absent.
Moreover the 80-odd Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs of the Congress, together with Rahul Gandhi, their counterparts of DMK, Nationalist Congress Get together (NCP), Shiv Sena (SS), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Samajwadi Get together (SP), CPI(M), CPI, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), Revolutionary Socialist Get together (RSP), Kerala Congress (M), Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Nationwide Convention (NC), Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) had been current within the assembly held on the Structure Membership.
Led by Rahul Gandhi, the MPs cycled to Parliament from the Structure Membership as a symbolic protest towards the excessive costs of cooking LPG, petrol and diesel.
Tom-toming the breakfast assembly hosted by Rahul Gandhi, Congress spokesperson termed it as “historic”. He mentioned it was a “trailer for 2024 (Lok Sabha elections)”.
After the morning assembly, Rahul Gandhi posted two tweets. The primary one mentioned, “One precedence – our nation, our folks.”

The second, in Hindi, mentioned, “Neither our faces are essential nor our names. The one essential factor is that we’re folks’s representatives. Every face represents crores of individuals of India who’re feeling inconvenienced resulting from inflation. Are these ‘achhe din’?”

If there was TMC’s shock inclusion, there additionally had been 10 opposition events which had been conspicuous by their absence. They included Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP), Sukhbir Singh Badal-headed Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Delhi chief minister Arvind Singh Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP), HD Kumaraswamy’s Janata Dal (S), Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Telangana chief minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao-headed Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress Get together (YSRCP), Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Suhaldev Bharatiya Samaj Get together (SBSP) of Om Prakash Rajbhar.
The absence of JD(S) and PDP stunned many. The JD(S) and Congress had been coalition companions within the Karnataka authorities headed by Kumaraswamy in 2018. PDP was additionally a major absentee as NC, one other member of the Gupkar Alliance, was current within the assembly.
With out the assist of the MPs from all these events, the opposition is unlikely to place up a robust and united face within the remaining days of the monsoon session of Parliament. The session is slated to conclude on August 13.
Moreover, with out them, the opposition is unlikely to place up a united entrance towards the BJP-led NDA within the 2024 basic elections.
Among the many opposition events which attended the assembly, whereas the DMK is Congress’s ruling coalition accomplice in Tamil Nadu, NCP and SS are with it in Maharashtra. Equally, JMM is its ruling coalition accomplice in Jharkhand.
Lalu Prasad-led RJD is Congress’s coalition accomplice in Bihar whereas Akhilesh Yadav-headed SP was its alliance accomplice within the 2017 Uttar Pradesh meeting election through which the slogan ‘UP ke do ladke’ had gained foreign money.
The Congress has a sophisticated relationship with the CPM and CPI. They’re their rivals in Kerala however had contested as alliance companions on this 12 months’s West Bengal meeting election.
TMC had earlier chosen to not attend the final assembly of opposition events convened by the Congress. Moreover, the Congress and TMC had individually contested the Bengal polls.
However Mamata met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul in New Delhi throughout her go to to the nationwide capital final week. This appears to have thawed the strains of their relationship, ensuing within the participation of her occasion.
These 14 events appear to be on the identical web page because the Congress on chalking out a typical technique on the ground of the home within the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha through the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
The Congress has been protesting in Parliament using Pegasus spyware and adware, the three farm legal guidelines and inflation forcing the 2 homes to adjourn a number of occasions on daily basis since July 19.

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