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Pawar platform for opposition voice

New Delhi/Mumbai, June 21 (UNI): Maharashtra minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Monday said his party’s chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of several political leaders from different parties and eminent persons at his official residence in the national capital on Tuesday to discuss the current scenario in the country.

“Tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at 11:30 am, our party President Sharad Pawar saheb will host a meeting at his residence at 6, Janpath in New Delhi,” Malik wrote on his Twitter account.

As per the NCP leader, BJP turncoat and AITMC leader Yashwant Sinha, former MP from Bihar Pawan Verma, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, CPI general secretary D Raja, chairman of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Farooq Abdullah, Justice A P Singh, writer Javed Akhtar and former Rajya Sabha MP K T S Tulsi will attend the meeting.

The meeting will also be attended by veteran journalist Karan Thapar, former AAP leader Ashutosh, Adv Majeed Memon, MP Vandana Chavan, former CEC S Y Qureshi, former diplomat K C Singh, former Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha, columnist Sudheendra Kulkarni, senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves, economist Arun Kumar Economist, former MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari and former MP Pritish Nandy.

Interestingly, there is no representative from Congress and non-BJP regional parties like Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, CPI(M), Rashtriya Janata Dal, DMK, BJD, etc.

The meeting holds significance as several opposition parties, seeking to take on the BJP, will be coming on a single platform.

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