'Unity of opposition' necessary to defeat BJP: Tejashwi Yadav

Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the deputy of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said on Friday, September 9, 2022, that if the opposition parties come together, they would be successful in unseating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the general elections of 2024.

It is beneficial. We will be successful (in beating the BJP) if we are all working together, Tejashwi Yadav, the deputy chief minister of Bihar, told the reporters in Patna.

Nitish Kumar recently paid a visit to Delhi, where he met with representatives of numerous political parties.

Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the Congress, met with Arvind Kejriwal, Mulayam Singh Yadav, and Akhilesh Yadav from the Samajwadi Party, as well as Sitaram Yechury, the general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

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After the meetings, Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, said, “I am doing my job to unite the opposition leaders, and my efforts will continue. I firmly believe that the opposition leaders will be connected soon, and everyone will contribute to fighting against the BJP.

The decision on the prime ministerial candidate will be final in two to three months. Currently, I am not the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition parties.

This occurred only a few days after Nitish Kumar, who had established the Bihar administration with the RJD in August, ended his coalition with the BJP.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao traveled to Bihar and spoke with Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav to bring the opposition together.

At the Trinamool Congress (TMC) gathering on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she, Nitish Kumar, Hemant Soren, and other politicians will work together for the 2024 general election.

“I recall working hard and trying to win the elections. But, of course, politics is not an easy job. But, according to Banerjee, people who weren’t there won’t get how challenging it was.