New Delhi: Major resistance gatherings will hold a urgent meet on Thursday in the midst of signs that previous Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their chosen one for the Presidential Election. Fuelling the doubt was a meeting between Meira Kumar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday. Despite the fact that there was no official word about the meeting, it is generally trusted that Meira Kumar could be the restriction’s decision against National Democratic Alliance’s Presidential applicant Ram Nath Kovind.
Presidential Election 2017: Opposition’s important meeting today, Meira Kumar might be candidate
The meet comes a day after the Janata Dal (United) reported its choice to back Kovind. Like Kovind, Meira Kumar has a place with the Dalit people group. She was the main lady speaker of Lok Sabha and furthermore has been a Union Minister. Then, a JD(U) pioneer said its turn backing Kovind was a “one-time, confined case”, keeping up that restriction solidarity was in place on different issues.
In front of meeting of resistance parties, Communist Party of India pioneer D Raja said that JD-U was one of the restriction parties which had met up to handle a typical applicant in the presidential surveys and its going separate ways won’t have any bearing on the position of different gatherings.
“It is one gathering. We are 17 parties who met up on the issue. (Bihar Chief Minister) Nitish Kumar has taken such a position, it is for him. It doesn’t mean all others take after Nitish Kumar,” Raja told IANS. Gandhi had stepped up with regards to converse with resistance gatherings to develop an accord applicant in the Presidential Election. Nitish Kumar was among the pioneers who met her and JD-U pioneers partook in all gatherings of the gathering.
JD-U pioneer Sharad Yadav was likewise an individual from the sub-board framed by restriction gatherings to choose the presidential competitor. The Left gatherings are quick to set up a hopeful against Kovind in what they call an “ideological fight”. Comrade Party of India-Marxist general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday that there would be a “solid hopeful” against Kovind. “The inquiry is of a political fight – whether the nuts and bolts of our Constitution would be ensured or RSS would change over the nation into a Hindu Rashtra (country),” Yechury said. It stays to be checked whether BSP, which has additionally said that it can’t contradict a Dalit hopeful unless the resistance has a more prominent Dalit candidate, goes to the restriction meeting.
For the record, the Congress said the inquiry whether they would be setting up a competitor against Kovind will be known simply after Thursday’s meeting. Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, whose father Mulayam Singh Yadav is toeing an alternate line, said that his gathering would run with the restriction driven by Congress.