Grand Alliance To Go National? Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav To Meet Sonia Gandhi

Grand Alliance To Go Nationwide? Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav To Meet Sonia Gandhi

The 2 high leaders of the Grand Alliance in Bihar — Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lalu Yadav — will meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sunday night, sources have stated. This might be their first meet in additional than six years. Sources stated the 2 Bihar leaders had additionally hoped that Rahul Gandhi might be current for the assembly. However Mr Gandhi is in Kerala, main the Congress’s Kanyakumari to Kashmir Bharat Jodo Yatra.

Nitish Kumar and Sonia Gandhi had met final at an Iftaar forward of Bihar elections in 2015.

The Bihar Chief Minister had met Rahul Gandhi throughout his final go to to Delhi earlier this month. Mrs Gandhi was overseas on the time for medical remedy.

As for Mr Yadav, he was jailed in 2018 in a number of fodder rip-off instances, after which got here the pandemic-imposed isolation. Within the coming weeks, the ailing chief who’s out on bail, might be going to Singapore for a kidney transplant.

Whereas sources indicated that this might be a courtesy go to, there may be additionally an opportunity of some severe topics being canvassed, together with taking the Grand Alliance to a nationwide degree.