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Opposition leaders discuss key-issues like economic slowdown and RCEP in Delhi

Congress party convened a meeting of opposition parties in the national capital today. The grand old party had called the like-minded parties to seek their support for its 10-day nationwide agitation on the issue of economic slowdown, unemployment, farmer’s situation & the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

Senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the meeting saw the participation of 13 like-minded parties. The meeting is fo prime concern as Congress party had announced to launch a nationwide protest from November 5 against the anti-people economic policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The party is expected to address a total of 35 press conferences between November 1 and 8 regarding the issue. The party had claimed that the unemployment rate is at a 45 year high with 8.1 percent.  The protest will be held from 5th November to 15th November. Senior party leaders from the party will be addressing the press conferences from district to state level.

The party also shared the minutes from the meeting on Twiter from its official account. It is believed that the support of opposition parties will lend more credibility and strength to the protest.

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