Opposition parties to meet today on CAA, Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati to skip

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The Opposition parties will hold a meeting in New Delhi on Monday to discuss the current political situation and to formulate a strategy to oppose the Citizenship law and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

The Opposition parties led by Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi will meet at the Parliament annexe at 2 pm in New Delhi today.

The meeting, however will not be attended by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati.

Mayawati has confirmed in a tweet that she will not be a part of the meeting.

Moreover, reports said Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to stay away from the meeting.

After holding a meeting on Saturday, the CWC in a statement said, “A concerted attack on Constitution, rampant unemployment, commercialization of education, unprecedented fee hikes and autocratic refusal to listen to voice and concerns of youth-students have led to spontaneous protests across the colleges and university campuses.”

“Hence, a designed conspiracy has been unleashed to attack the centres of creative and independent thinking i.e. colleges and universities,” it said.