Mumbai: Stating that the UPA-led Congress has now weakened, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday suggested the need for the opposition to unite and strengthen the alliance.
“We would be happy if (Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar Sir becomes the president of UPA. But I have heard that he has refused it. If any such proposal comes up officially, we will support him.”
We'll be happy if Pawar sir becomes UPA chairman. But I've heard that he's personally refused it. We will support him if such a proposal comes to the fore officially. Congress is weak now so the opposition needs to come together & strengthen the UPA: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena leader pic.twitter.com/3NNHEjCmPu
— ANI (@ANI) December 11, 2020
The Congress is weak now, so the opposition needs to unite and strengthen the UPA, ”Raut said, adding that his party was earlier part of the National Democratic Alliance.
He said that Congress is a big party and there are big things to decide. “As the MVA was formed here (Maharashtra), it needs to be seen whether such a front can be formed (nationally) …,” he said.
(With ANI Inputs)