Mahagathbandhan Meet Live Updates:
4:10 PM Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Farooq Abdullah arrive at the Parliament House Annexe
3:30 PM Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu meets National Conference head Farooq Abdullah and Congress leader Ahmed Patel
1:40 PM Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress Chief meets N Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party head
1:20 PM Dravida Mummetra Kazhagham chief MK Stalin meets Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal, invited him to the unveiling of Thalaivar Kalaignar’s statue.
Met Chief Minister @ArvindKejriwal in Delhi and invited him for the unveiling of Thalaivar Kalaignar’s statue in Chennai on 16 December.
It was a good meeting and we had an interesting conversation on many topics. pic.twitter.com/n1vPaoS9DO
— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) December 10, 2018
In the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the opposition is coming together to create a united front against the current ruling BJP government. The opposition parties are proposing to form a Mahagathbandhan. The Mahagathbandhan meet that was initiated by Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu is garnering support across parties.
Various top echelons are expected to participate in the meeting and become a part of the grand alliance. The list could include, Rahul Gandhi, the head of Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is also the head of Trinamool Congress, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief M K Stalin and the head of National Congress Party Sharad Pawar.