The face- off between the CBI and the West Bengal government has united the opposition it seems. In yet another show of opposition unity , Leaders of various opposition parties met at NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s residence in Delhi. The agenda of the meeting was simple – discuss their joint strategy to take on the ruling BJP on various issues, including what they say is misuse of CBI by the Centre.
According to media reports , among those present at the meeting included Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah. TMC leader Derek O’Brien and NCP leader Supriya Sule were also present, besides AAP leader Sanjay Singh.
Pawar later said that earlier during the day leaders of several opposition parties had met in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad and discussed certain issues.
The meeting comes three days after opposition leaders had a meeting at the Constitution Club, where issues pertaining to efficacy of EVMs and other issues concerning the opposition were discussed. Earlier Monday, the opposition leaders also accused the Centre of misusing the CBI to target them.