Saturday, October 27, 2018
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today met Opposition Party leaders here to gather support for a unified front against the NDA government.
He admitted that a national party was a requirement to reach critical mass for such an endeavour. He met his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, BSP chief Mayawati, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, Loktantrik Janata Dal president Shard Yadav and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha.
At a press conference, he argued that for a united front against the Modi government at the Centre which he attacked for decisions such as demonetisation and the currently raging issue of sending CBI chief Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana on administrative leave. On the issue of the status of the Congress in such a grouping, Chandrababu said ‘without a national party, you cannot form a government at the Centre. We have to give confidence to the people now. All of us have to join together, those who are interested in the nation’, he said.