Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, Nitish’s meeting with leaders in Delhi and Kejriwal’s Make India No.1 campaign
If you were asked a few months ago what the opposition is doing to fight the BJP, your answer would probably have been…nothing, but in today’s date such an answer will not come. Because the opposition has now opened three fronts against the Modi government at the Centre.
Rahul Gandhi has set out on the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Nitish Kumar is meeting opposition leaders in Delhi and Arvind Kejriwal has started ‘Make India No-1’ campaign.
How successful this initiative of the opposition will be before the 2024 elections is a matter of later, but for the time being there is talk of efforts.
Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’
Rahul Gandhi has set out on the India Jodo Yatra. In this journey starting from Kanyakumari, Rahul Gandhi will walk 3570 km and will cover 12 states along with two union territories in 150 days. The last stop of Rahul Gandhi in this journey will be Kashmir. Congress has given the objectives of this yatra.
Which includes connecting the people of the country for a secular spirit, connecting crores of Indians and talking to the public about the problems the country is facing at the present time.
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What will be the result of this visit of Rahul Gandhi, how much he will benefit in electoral politics, time will tell, but for the time being it can be called a serious effort of Rahul Gandhi, which can help in creating a challenge in front of BJP.
Nitish Kumar’s attempt
Nitish Kumar is meeting all the opposition leaders in Delhi and is talking about opposition unity. He has met Arvind Delhi CM Kejriwal, Sitaram Yechury, HD Kumaraswamy, D Raja, OP Chautala and Sharad Pawar after meeting Rahul Gandhi in the last three days. And almost all the leaders have reiterated the point of opposition unity after meeting Nitish Kumar.
Sitaram Yechury has given some indication of the path on which opposition unity is progressing.
After meeting Nitish Kumar, he said on September 6 that everyone’s united is the agenda. PM candidate will be decided later.
Arvind Kejriwal’s Make India No.1 campaign
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of independence, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal started the May India No-1 campaign. The little peace that was visible between BJP and AAP since the time of Corona was dissolved and now both the parties are standing in front of each other.
After the CBI raids on Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, the Aam Aadmi Party is looking even more aggressive. On Wednesday, 7 September, Sanjay Singh tore the defamation notice sent by the LG of Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal also launched Make India Number One campaign by going to Haryana.
Trouble in the opposition’s fight on three fronts?
The activism that the opposition has now shown against the ruling party and the aggressive efforts being made on the ground may be successful in challenging the BJP but may not be easy to defeat.
The problem with these efforts is that they are falling apart. Whose result we have seen in 2019. In 2019, Chandrababu Naidu had tried a lot to bring the opposition together but was not successful.
Although Maya and Akhilesh fought together in UP, Congress fought with many other smaller parties, Mamta supported Akhilesh-Maya and Akhilesh supported Mamta. But all proved in vain.
A few days ago, Mamta Banerjee had once again opened the front but that too did not prove to be very meaningful. Therefore, if the opposition has to defeat the BJP led by Narendra Modi, then these efforts will have to be done unitedly.
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