DMK convenes opposition meet in Chennai on Monday

Updated: Mar 30 2023 2:01PM

New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) DMK president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has called a meeting of opposition parties in Chennai on Monday to discuss the issue of social justice as part of efforts to keep non-BJP parties engaged on matters having a bearing on the country.

Leaders of around 20 opposition parties are slated to attend the meeting either in person in Chennai or virtually, opposition leaders said. The meeting will hold a discussion on the topic of "Taking social justice in India forward" Among the speakers who have confirmed their participation include Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, RJD's Tejaswi Yadav, Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav, YSRCP's A Suresh, National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah, BRS leader K Keshav Rao, BJD's Sasmit Patra, CPI(M)'s Sitaram Yechury, CPI's D Raja and TMC's Derek O'Brien.

The BJD and YSRCP would be attending such a meeting for the first time.