Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee held a gathering within the nationwide capital at present, the primary after their events contested the meeting elections in Goa lately.
There was buzz over ties souring between the 2 Chief Ministers, after the Trinamool Congress determined to contest in Goa, the place Mr Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Celebration, or AAP, had already been getting ready to enter the electoral battle. The Trinamool’s entry into the Goan area was seen as a hurdle for Mr Kejriwal then.
Right this moment’s assembly that lasted half-an-hour between Mr Kejriwal and Ms Banerjee indicated the excitement over worsening political ties between the 2 can be put firmly previously tense.
The AAP or the Trinamool Congress have not made public what the 2 leaders mentioned of their assembly. Sources stated it’s understood each spoke about opposition unity for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls and the upcoming presidential election.
“It was a courtesy name,” information company PTI reported quoting an unnamed Trinamool chief. Ms Banerjee congratulated Mr Kejriwal on his celebration’s victory in Punjab, the chief stated.
The 2 met on the Delhi residence of Trinamool MP and Ms Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee.
With the Congress on the backfoot, Mr Kejriwal and Ms Banerjee are being seen as the primary opposition faces for 2024.