Chandrababu Naidu meets Mamata, announces postponement of opposition conclave

Andhra Pradesh

KOLKATTA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday met his West Bengal counterpart, Mamata Banerjee and announced the postponement of a November 22 opposition conclave in Delhi to chalk out details of the proposed anti-BJP front.

“A fresh date for the meeting would be announced very soon”, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister told to the reporters after his meeting with Mamata.

Flanked by the Trinamool Congress chief, Naidu attacked the NDA government at the Centre alleging that institutions like the CBI, ED, Income Tax department, RBI and CAG are under "severe pressure".

“You are watching from last many days, democracy is in danger. Institutions like CBI, ED, RBI and others are under pressure," the AP chief minister said after meeting Banerjee.

On Friday, the general consent accorded to the CBI to conduct probe and raids in their states was withdrawn by the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments.

"We wanted to meet on November 22 earlier because of the elections. We wanted to make it before Parliament (winter) session. Those who are opposing the BJP will join and discuss. We will chalk out a programme to move forward take this momentum further on the agenda to protect the nation”, he added.

“We all work together and fight together against BJP government to save our nation”, said Mamata Banerjee.

The winter session of the Parliament will be held between December 15 and January 5.

With inputs from PTI

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