West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to skip meeting of all-party chiefs called by PM Modi on June 19

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) Supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday written a letter to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and informed him that she will be unable to attend the meeting of Presidents of all political parties, called by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Earlier when asked about her attendance on all party president meet, she said she will write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi has called a meeting of all party chiefs on Wednesday and likely to discuss the issue of ‘One Nation, One Election’ and will seek inputs from the chiefs of all political parties.

Apart from discussing to hold polls together, other issues that are likely to be discussed include building New India by 2022, when the nation will celebrate its 75th Independence.

The meeting is slated to be held at Parliament Library Building in the national capital on Wednesday. Earlier on Sunday, an all-party meeting was called in the national capital ahead of the First Session of the 17th Lok Sabha.

Mamata Banerjee who had a bitter spat with PM Modi during the campaigning of the Lok Sabha Polls had earlier skipped the NITI Aayog meeting calling it fruitless.

READ: Mamata Banerjee to skip Niti Aayog meet slated for June 15; writes to PM Modi; calls it ‘fruitless’

Earlier she had also skipped the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of ministers held at Rashtrapati Bhawan on May 30.

Apart from Mamata Banerjee, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has yet not responded to PM Modi’s invitation. The tight schedule pack of Telangana CM indicates that Telangana Chief Minister is likely to skip All party Chief meeting slated for Wednesday this week.

After the Wednesday meeting of all-party chiefs, there will be a dinner meeting on June 20 for MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to exchange views and thoughts with the government.

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