MPs of various opposition parties, including Congress, TMC, BRS and SP, met at Parliament complex on Monday to discuss a strategy to take forward the Adani issue as well as Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification matter in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. Some of the Members of Parliament were seen wearing black clothes to protest the Congress leader’s disqualification from the Lower House of Parliament after a Surat court convicted and sentenced him in a 2019 criminal defamation case. Leaders from DMK, Samajwadi Party, JD(U), BRS, CPI(M), CPI, RJD, NCP, IUML, MDMK, Kerala Congress, TMC, RSP, AAP, NC and Shiv Sena (UBT), among others, met at Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge’s chamber.
They discussed the way forward on the Adani issue and the aftermath of Gandhi’s disqualification from Lok Sabha.
Opposition members have displayed coordination during the Budget Session of Parliament and the Congress has expressed hope that this coordination will also be extended outside Parliament