By Amit Bhardwaj: Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has said efforts for opposition unity have picked up the pace.
The CPI(M) leader from Kerala said this after his meeting with Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in Delhi on Thursday.
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“Efforts for opposition unity have picked up the pace. An opposition coalition will be formed and seat adjustment will be done at the state level,” he said.
“In Kerala, Congress and our party are arch rivals. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not in a fight there,” he said.
“The front that is going to be formed, if at all, will always be after the elections,” says CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on the possibility of a united opposition for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
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Yechury said that he was not ruling out a third front.
“But in India, fronts are formed post polls such as United front in 1996, in 1998 NDA formed post polls, UPA formed post polls in 2004.”
“The front that is going to be formed if at all, it will always be after the elections,” said CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on the possibility of a united opposition for 2024 Lok Sabha polls.