Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has called a meeting of MPs of the opposition alliance INDIA on September 5.
In the meeting, opposition parties will decide their strategy for the special session of Parliament to be held from 18 to 22 September.
Opposition Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members have been called in the meeting.
Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said party president Mallikarjun Kharge has called a meeting of MPs from like-minded opposition parties. The agenda for the upcoming session will be discussed in the meeting.
Earlier on Sunday, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi met Kharge. There was discussion between the two on the organizational issues and political situation of the party.
Union Parliamentary Minister Prahlad Joshi had informed in a post on X (Twitter) on Thursday that the government has called a special session of Parliament from September 18 to 22.
The special session (13th session of 17th Lok Sabha and 261st session of Rajya Sabha) will have five sittings. Nothing has been said about the agenda of this special session of Parliament.
The central government has formed an 8-member committee for ‘One Nation, One Election’. Former President Ram Nath Kovind was made its chairman.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad have been included in the committee. The name of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge is not included in the committee.
Along with the Congress, many leaders of the opposition have also expressed their displeasure over this. After this, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary also refused to be a part of this committee.