Anticipated unveiling of INDIA alliance logo during Mumbai meeting. Over 80 leaders from 26 parties gathering to challenge ruling coalition in 2024 elections. Key discussions and arrangements outlined.
Logo Introduction and Gathering of Leaders
The logo for the opposition INDIA alliance is expected to be revealed during the alliance’s meeting in Mumbai on August 31 and September 1. Over 80 leaders from more than 26 political parties are anticipated to attend this significant event.
Growing Strength of the Alliance
Presently, 26 parties are part of the INDIA alliance, and it is projected that a few more will join during the two-day meeting. This assembly aims to challenge the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Key Details and Schedule
The unveiling of the alliance’s logo is anticipated on September 1 before the commencement of the day-long discussions. Chief ministers from five states and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, among other leaders, are set to gather in Mumbai by August 31.
Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Uddhav Thackeray will host a dinner for the attendees at Grand Hyatt Hotel on August 31. The following day, the meeting will convene at the same location, followed by a press conference. The opposition leaders will be treated to lunch by the Congress party’s state and Mumbai units.
Following the meeting on September 1, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi might visit the state Congress headquarters. Naseem Khan, a working president of the Maharashtra Congress, highlighted the meticulous planning by leaders like Sharad Pawar and Uddhav Thackeray for the meeting’s success.
Preparations and Participation
Leaders like Aaditya Thackeray and Sanjay Raut from Shiv Sena (UBT), Congress figures Varsha Gaikwad and Milind Deora, and NCP representatives including Narendra Verma attended the recent preparatory meeting. The event aims to extend a warm traditional welcome to the visiting leaders.