Following her meeting with political big-wigs including Sonia Gandhi, TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “I am interested in seeing that all parties work together. All political parties will sit together and decide (the prime ministerial candidate).”
She pointed at defeating the BJP in different states where opposition stood in a strong position. Their collective fight would contain the BJP’s victory march, keeping in mind that the Opposition’s only aim is to defeat BJP at all costs.
The CM was in Delhi to discuss the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam the final draft of which excludes 40 lakh residents. She also visited veteran BJP leader LK Advani to inquire about his health.
According to her, the BJP is “politically nervous” because it doesn’t believe that the party will return to power in 2019. Banerjee is keen on uniting all regional parties into a strong Opposition for 2019.