In a run-up to the General Elections 2019, Aam Aadmi Party has decided to host a mega rally of Opposition Parties in Delhi on February 13 against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre.
Informing about the rally, AAP Delhi Chief and Senior Leader Gopal Rai said, “Tanashahi Hatao, Desh Bachao” (Remove Dictatorship, Save Country) rally will be organized at Jantar Mantar on 13 February. All Opposition leaders will attend this rally against the Modi government.”
आगामी 13फरवरी को जंतर मंतर पर 12बजे से पूरा विपक्ष इकट्ठा हो रहा है जिसमें "तानाशाही हटाओ, लोकतंत्र बचाओ" सत्याग्रह किया जाएगा। जहां पश्चिम बंगाल की मुख्यमंत्री @MamataOfficial, आंध्र प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री @ncbn व दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री @ArvindKejriwal शामिल होंगे : @AapKaGopalRai pic.twitter.com/St3L7Sm4xh
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He added, ‘It will be attended by all those who had attended Mamata Banerjee‘s Kolkata rally in January,” he said.
However, Congress is likely to skip the Mega Opposition Show called by Delhi ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee likely to be a party of the Opposition Rally.
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Earlier on January 19, Leaders of more than 23 political including Delhi chief minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal had attended the Kolkata rally held in Brigade Parade Grounds by Banerjee, who is a strident critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and one of the prime movers behind the efforts to cobble up an anti-BJP alliance ahead of the coming Lok Sabha polls.
Arvind Kejriwal has also backed Mamata Banerjee during the Tussle between CBI vs West Bengal Police when the Mamata Banerjee sat on Dharna. Apart from this, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Monday also visited N Chandrababu Naidu when he was sitting in a protest demanding the Special Status to Andhra Pradesh.
With Lok Sabha Elections months away, AAP Mega Opposition Rally would help to bring the opposition leaders together and firm up a ‘Mahagathbandhan’ to challenge the BJP-led NDA, sources in the party had said.