Former prime ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda is not going to attend the G20 dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu for world leaders on Saturday as a result of “well being causes”.
Sources stated former prime ministers and Chief ministers, together with opposition-ruled states amongst others, have been invited to the gala dinner.
Each Mr Singh and Mr Deve Gowda have conveyed to the central authorities about their incapacity to attend the dinner. “I want the G20 summit a grand success”, Mr Gowda stated on X.
Trinamool chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has confirmed their presence on the occasion. In keeping with sources, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann are additionally more likely to attend the G20 dinner.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu can also be coming to the nationwide capital on September 9 to attend the President’s dinner, his shut aides confirmed. There are additionally stories that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may additionally attend the dinner.
In the meantime, Congress sources stated Mallikarjun Kharge, the Chief of the Opposition, who’s equal to a Union minister rank and holds a constitutional place, has not been invited to the dinner.
Requested about Mr Kharge not being invited to the G20 dinner, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated, “They’ve determined to not invite the Chief of the Opposition, it tells you one thing.”
“It tells you that they do not worth the chief of 60 % of India’s inhabitants. And it is one thing that folks ought to take into consideration. Why do they really feel the necessity to try this and what’s the kind of pondering that goes behind that,” he instructed reporters in Brussels when requested about it.
Ms Banerjee will probably be travelling to New Delhi on Friday afternoon to attend the G20 dinner, officers stated and added that in her keep within the nationwide capital, she may also meet leaders of various political events.
Nevertheless, chief ministers of Congress-ruled states of Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan are unlikely to be current. There was no affirmation accessible about Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s presence on the dinner.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah can also be not attending the President’s G20 dinner, sources near him stated.
President Murmu will host the dinner on Saturday at Bharat Mandapam, the venue for the G20 summit of world leaders.
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