New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party and the Aam Aadmi Party are likely to skip the opposition meet convened by Congress' interim President Sonia Gandhi on Friday afternoon, while the status of the Samajwadi Party is unclear. The BSP has been critical of latest Congress move of providing buses for the migrants returning to Uttar Pradesh and party supremo Mayawati has asked it to send buses to Punjab. The Congress and the AAP are at loggerheads in the national capital.
Congress new ally's the Shiv Sena and the Trinamool Congress have given their consent to attend the meet said sources. It is likely that Sena chief and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackarey and Trinamool supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attend the meet. Amid lockdown 4.0, Gandhi has convened an opposition meet on Friday, through video conferencing, with all major opposition leaders invited. This will be the first meeting of opposition leaders in the lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 cases crossing 1 lakh across India. (IANS)
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